Nearly 50 million Americans are under winter storm warnings, watches and advisories, and a number of them could find themselves blanketed by blizzard warnings before long. The anticipated storm system will explosively strengthen, at a rate sufficient to qualify it as a “bomb cyclone” — which is the most intense breed of mid-latitude storms…The Weather Service office serving Buffalo is calling it a “once in a generation” storm system. [‘Once in a generation weather events’ have been superseded by continuous weather calamities.]