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Lake Effect Snow Continues in New York

29 Dec 2020, 4:00 am

Heavy lake effect snow occurred last week into this weekend across the eastern Great Lakes and another round continues to move through the snow belts of New York to start this week. Winter weather advisories remain in effect near Lake Ontario in New York through this afternoon for the additional snowfall ahead.

Up to 2″ to 4″ of additional snow is possible through this afternoon. The greatest accumulations are expected around the Tug Hill Plateau and higher terrain of Oneida County.

Lake effect snow bands have been occurring downstream of Lake Ontario over the last 24 hours. The snow bands will continue into the afternoon before diminishing tonight (Tuesday).

WeatherNation will keep you updated on the latest snowfall forecasts around the Great Lakes.

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Rob grew up in South Florida, where daily afternoon storms and hurricanes piqued his interest in meteorology early on. That interest was fostered by his teachers and his father, who one time brought him onto the roof of their home to watch a funnel cloud move through the Everglades several miles away. ... Load MoreYears of filmmaking and tv production in high school gradually pushed him toward broadcast meteorology at Florida State University, where he joined and eventually led the student run daily weather show. After graduating with a Bachelors of Science in Meteorology, he began his career at KESQ in Palm Springs, California before heading to KFSN in Fresno and WLOS in Asheville, North Carolina. He has covered a diverse array of extreme weather events, including haboobs and flash flooding in the desert, extreme snow in the Sierra, hurricanes, and Appalachian ice storms. He also enjoys telling stories and reporting about weather issues.