Swiss Rail began unloading Davos-bound passengers from their express trains, taking them on a half-hour bus The Royals - Peace & Love (Blacker Black) on back roads around the blockage and then loading them onto a crowded red commuter train that ran the rest of the way into Davos.
There was too much snow to find places to put in the narrow, steep-sloped valley, he explained, and no easy way to take it anywhere else. That throngs of uber-wealthy conference goers and their entourages were trying to push their way toward Davos did not help. A giant purple freight truck wound up in a snow bank on Monday morning across the street from the conference center, temporarily paralyzing the already slow-moving traffic.
Caviezel said, except wait for better weather to arrive, perhaps some time on Tuesday, and gradually dig out. The mayor had been expected to be joined at the news conference by Ulrich Spiesshofer, the chief executive of ABB, the Zurich-based multinational. But Mr.
Spiesshofer arrived late because his car was stuck in traffic. High temperatures struggled to climb above freezing in much of the Northeast, and they didn't even come close across most of the Midwest.
Wind chills made it feel close to zero or colder in parts of Illinois, Wisconsin and Minnesota. And there's no sign of a reprieve from the cold brought to the country by what meteorologists call an Omega block — cold that has been blamed for at least 19 deaths in traffic accidents on icy Six Feet Of Snow - One Horse Town - Six Feet Of Snow since Saturday, at least three deaths from weather-related heart attacks in Upstate New York and the death of a year-old boy from exposure in Nebraska.
More than cities could break records Tuesday night and Wednesday for the lowest daily high or low temperature for this time of year, The Weather Channel reported. At 34 degrees, Anchorage, Alaska, was expected to be 12 degrees warmer Wednesday morning than Tallahassee, Florida.
In New York, the problem was snow. Roads Six Feet Of Snow - One Horse Town - Six Feet Of Snow schools were closed, and Royal Garden Blues - Various - WEA News # 5/94 of emergency were declared for some counties.
Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown bluntly told motorists at a news conference to stay off the streets and warned would-be visitors not to even think about coming into town as the city's traffic office reported that at least vehicles were stranded on main streets in the southern half of the city.
Meanwhile, a mile-long stretch of Interstate 90 from Rochester, New York, to the Pennsylvania state line — known as the New York State Thruway — was shut down Tuesday night because of whiteout conditions. The Niagara University Purple Eagles women's basketball team was trying to return home from Pittsburgh after a loss to the Pitt Panthers on Monday night when the team bus got stuck on the Thruway just 50 miles from their campus in Buffalo.
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Parts of New York measured the season's first big snowfall in feet, rather than inches, as 3 feet of lake-effect snow blanketed the Buffalo area. A woman waves from the window of her snow-buried home in Hamburg, NY. Omer Odovsc looks over his tractor-trailer that got stuck on an off ramp.
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