Winter—the authors of The Old Farmer's Almanac once called it "the dumbest season," or they would have if they weren't afraid of angering winter's few-but-powerful fans. And perhaps nowhere does winter have fewer fans right now than the lakeside city of Buffalo, NY, where wind gusts of over 45 miles an hour have combined with below-freezing temperatures to turn the city into a winter hellscape that makes the ice planet of Hoth look like a Sandals resort.* It's kind of Buffalo's "thing." The most important tip for out-of-towners? Don't park next to Lake Erie:

Sources: ABC News