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Cool and dry for much of the Central Plains and Rockies. Showers over the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley.

Unsettled weather conditions are likely across portions of the Great Lakes and Ohio Valley, with scattered to numerous showers. Expect cool and mostly dry conditions across much of the central U.S. and extending westward towards the Rocky Mountains. A few showers will be possible over the Pacific Northwest. Showers will also be possible over mountainous areas of Arizona and New Mexico. Read More >

 

Lake Effect Storm Season 2013-2014  

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2013-2014 storms


 

Storm Dates

Highlights of the Event

February 24-25, 2014 Westerly flow.
Max snowfall:  Lake Erie - West Valley 9",  Lake Ontario - Parish 20"
February 9-11, 2014 West-northwest flow event; very local heavy amounts.
Max snowfall:  Lake Erie - Ripley 2.1",  Lake Ontario - Martville 30"
February 8, 2014 Low top band; Southwest flow.
Max snowfall:  Lake Erie - None,  Lake Ontario - Watertown 15"
February 6-7, 2014 Northern extent of Lake Ontario band.
Max snowfall:  Lake Erie - Colden 1.4",  Lake Ontario - Watertown 30"
January 29-30, 2014 West-southwest flow over Lake Ontario, very little response off Lake Erie.
Max snowfall:  Lake Erie - North Amherst 1.0",  Lake Ontario - Watertown 26.7"
January 27-28, 2014 Snow primarily Lake Ontario, very little Lake Erie
Max snowfall:  Lake Erie - Warsaw 2.5",  Lake Ontario - Osceola 26"
January 6-9, 2014 Excessive snow on the Tug Hill and blizzard conditions in Buffalo
Max snowfall:  Lake Erie - Orchard Park 22",  Lake Ontario - Rodman 60"
Dec 31, 2013-Jan 1, 2014 West wind lake snows
Max snowfall:  Lake Erie - Perrysburg 23",  Lake Ontario - Highmarket 13.5"
December 26-27, 2013 Hybrid synoptic and marginal lake effect
Max snowfall:  Lake Erie - Perrysburg 10.5",  Lake Ontario - Lorraine 20"
December 18-19, 2013 Hybrid synoptic and lake effect
Max snowfall:  Lake Erie - West Falls 12",  Lake Ontario - Highmarket 11.2"
December 15-16, 2013 Westerly flow
Max snowfall:  Lake Erie - West Valley 19",  Lake Ontario - Lacona 14"
December 12-13, 2013 Long duration snows
Max snowfall:  Lake Erie - Perrysburg 27",  Lake Ontario - Copenhagen 23"
December 10-12, 2013 Long duration event with high snowfall rates
Max snowfall:  Lake Erie - Boston 26",  Lake Ontario - Constableville 44"