New York Train Unleashes An Epic Snow Tsunami And It Was All Caught On Film

Just when we thought winter didn’t have any more tricks up its sleeve, it managed to pull another rabbit out of its hat. From 70 degree winter days to problematic blizzards, this season always knows how to go out with a bang. This past week we’ve seen some unusual sights, including a house out on Lake Ontario in Monroe County that managed to turn into an enormous icicle. But now one of our residents living in the Downstate area managed to capture a slow-mo video that’s unlike anything you’ve ever seen.

Passengers waiting to board an Amtrak train at our Rhinecliff station were met with a wave of surprise as they stood by and watched the oncoming locomotive barrel through the endless inches of snow that were left behind by Storm Stella. So in case that early morning cup of coffee didn’t happen to wake up these commuters, this splash of snow certainly did. Captured perfectly by YouTube user Nick Colvin, this “snow-mo” footage might just be the best thing you watch all week:

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It’s almost as though the train decided to have a snowball fight with all of the onlooking passengers at the station but simply forgot to tell them about it. Have you ever seen anything like this? Talk to us in the comments section and tell us about the weirdest things you’ve witnessed lately as a result of our most recent winter storm!