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With a high of just 42 degrees in Buffalo Thursday, there were a few snow flurries in Western New York prompting widespread panic among the rookies in the Bills locker room.
Aaron Williams, who hails from Texas, was grumbling in the locker room about the snow, offered this anecdote on his twitter account.
ajwilliams23 Let it snow!! Well who wants to take me winter shopping!?!? #AnyTakers
Fellow rookie Chris Hairston, a Winston-Salem native, was at a complete loss over the weather.
C_Hairston75 Snowing in Buffalo don’t know what to do
Hopefully Buffalo’s veterans calm them down and school them up on the winter weather. No accumulation on the ground usually happens for another few weeks.
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