Critical fire weather conditions will be prevalent across parts of southern California this weekend. Any fires that start in this area could quickly grow out of control; Red Flag Warnings are in effect. Unseasonably hot temperatures will contribute to this fire danger, and Heat Advisories are also in effect for portions of California. Read More >
Lake Effect Summary - December 26-27, 2013
Maximum Snowfall: Lake Erie 10.5" (Perrysburg); Lake Ontario 20" (Lorraine)
Duration: 30 hours +/-
Prime feature: Hybrid synoptic and marginal lake effect.
The fifth lake effect storm of the season was very similar to the fourth in that an upper level trough crossed the region on Thursday the 26th and brought a light snow across the region. Following this trough, light lake enhanced snow developed off Lake Erie across the northern Niagara Frontier and off of Lake Ontario over Jefferson County.