No, this is not a promotional video for "The Day After Tomorrow."
This is an actual time-lapse video of the skyline in Buffalo. The imposing white wall pictured is lake-effect snow, which blew in from Lake Erie and ravaged the city Tuesday and Wednesday.
Winter officially does not arrive until next month, but it sure feels like it's already here, doesn't it?
The National Weather Service's Grand Rapids Office has issued a winter storm warning in effect from this afternoon through 9 p.m. Tuesday. The bottom lines: heavy lake-effect and blowing snow.