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Cheektowaga, New York is a census-designated place (CDP) of around 77,000 spread about an area of about 30 square miles. It is located in Erie County and is the second largest suburban area in the Buffalo region. The city is a major transportation hub as it home to Buffalo Niagara International Airport, which is main airport of Erie County.

The area is serviced primarily by Interstate 90 (New York State Thruway), which intersects State Route 78 and SR-33 (Genesee Street) to the north. Compared to the rest of the state Cheektowaga’s annual fatal accident count is much lower.

With a humid continental climate, Cheektowaga has hot summers, cold winters, moderate humidity and violent thunderstorms. Snowfall can be low to moderate but blizzards are known to affect the area. During late spring and early summer, the region can see violent thunderstorms with severe thunder and lightning storms, torrential rain, hail, and an occasional but rare tornado. In addition, remnants from Atlantic hurricanes can sometimes affect the area with heavy rain and high winds.