Thermal shelters open for stranded drivers and residents in need

ERIE COUNTY, NY (WKBW) — The City of Buffalo has established 3 heat centers to help residents as lake-effect snow forms throughout the city.

From 9 a.m. to 6 p.m., Saturday. Anyone who is out of power and needs a place to warm up, charge their devices or have a snack can visit –

-Tosh Collins Community Center, 35 Cazenovia Street

– Machnica Community Center, 1799 Clinton Street

-Lincoln Field House Community Center, 10 Quincy Street

Several warming shelters have been set up south of town to help drivers stranded in this week’s lake-effect snowstorm.

Snow removal teams are working to clear snow and stranded vehicles from several main roads in southern cities. Many drivers abandoned their vehicles after getting stuck in the thick ribbons of snow.

The emergency shelters are operated by the Red Cross, the city of Hamburg and the city of Evans. They are open to anyone who needs help in the area.

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