Watch: FOX 8 spots snow mound as high as the traffic lights in Buffalo!

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BUFFALO, New York- You definitely don't see this every day: snow as high as the traffic lights.

That's what our FOX 8 crews came upon while reporting LIVE from the Buffalo area on Wednesday.

*Watch FOX 8 News reporter Matt Wright's incredible reports in the videos above and below*

As much as 6 feet of snow has fallen in Buffalo over the past couple days.

As of Wednesday night, seven deaths in the region have been blamed on the extreme storm, authorities said.

Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown and city officials Wednesday recounted stories of emergency personnel working double shifts with little sleep, of rescuers trudging around snow drifts as high as houses to get people to hospitals, of fire stations turned into temporary shelters and police officers delivering special baby formula to a pair of infants.

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