Buffalo gets hit by loads of snow before KC Chiefs visit for NFL playoffs

They say the weather is supposed to clear up by the time the teams take the field, but...

AFC Wildcard Playoffs - Pittsburgh Steelers v Buffalo Bills
AFC Wildcard Playoffs - Pittsburgh Steelers v Buffalo Bills / Kathryn Riley/GettyImages
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More snow in Buffalo? Sure, why not.

The Kansas City Chiefs are set to visit the Buffalo Bills for the Divisional Round of the National Football League's postseason on Sunday, and a few days after wondering whether or not teams could even play in Western New York, the region has dealt with nothing but even more inclement weather than before.

As Smashmouth might say, "Well, the snow starts comin' and it don't stop comin'..."

They say the weather is supposed to clear up by the time the teams take the field, but...

In case you missed the snowy festivities last weekend, the Bills hosted the Steelers at Highmark Stadium in the midst of having somewhere between 8-17 inches of snow dumped on the region. Check out this scene in the midst of trying to keep things clear on site.

Crews worked overnight in order to clear the field and the team even offered willing fans $20/hour to help clear the seating areas in the stadium in time for kickoff.

Of course, the Bills have learned to use some of these things to their advantage. It's easy to approve of the snow-plosions.

Back to this week's game. The Chiefs visit on Sunday and already the stadium is being blanketed by a new round of lake effect snow. Even at mid-week, there's a travel ban in place for much of the area around Highmark Stadium. The National Weather Service says whiteout conditions exist for drivers in the area, and anywhere from 1-3 feet of accumulation could result.

The good news is that it's all supposed to go away by the time the Chiefs arrive in Buffalo, but weather can be a fickle thing and it wouldn't surprise anyone to see patterns change in the next few days. Keep an eye on the forecast and a shovel handy.

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