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Another Round of Heavy Lake Effect Snow Ahead

11 Dec 2017, 4:30 pm

Lake effect snow downstream of Lake Erie was very heavy this weekend, with some areas seeing nearly 20″ of accumulation Sunday. Snowfall rates were as high as 2″-3″ an hour with thundersnow reported, producing whiteout conditions. Blizzard conditions occurred during the Buffalo Bills and Indianapolis Colts football game.

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Another round of heavy lake effect snow is already underway near Lake Superior and Michigan. Winter Storm Warnings are in effect for the Upper Peninsula of Michigan and western lower Michigan. Some areas may see a foot as the cold air spills across the warm lake waters, creating the lake effect snow with west to northwest winds.

A cold front and low pressure center will move east into New England and Canada Tuesday. By Tuesday night into Wednesday, the lake effect snow machine will fire again for Lake Erie and Ontario as the cold air spreads to the east. 1 to 2 feet are possible, especially near Erie, PA and east of Rochester, NY.

For WeatherNation: Meteorologist Mace Michaels

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