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Giant storm..just not for us

Kingslug20

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Huge storm for Buffalo and surrounding areas..maybe historic...
We could use one.
 

machski

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Amazing when you fly over the top of lake effect action. It can be absolutely nuking snow on the ground but you are usually in severe clear at 5000'. Not what you'd call a storm system from that vantage point and explains why it often doesn't stretch out too far from the lakes. Moisture is not very deep in the atmosphere.
 

Kingslug20

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Up to 4 feet..going to paralyze the whole area..tough place to live..
 

cdskier

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I wouldn't call lake effect a storm. It happens almost every year. Buffalo always gets the big snow early until Erie freezes over.
 

Kingslug20

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That's what ide be doing...VT used to be good for that..heard not so much lately..or ide get one.
 

Kingslug20

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I did it in Wyoming in 6 feet..yes..it was a bit tough..when you crashed..
 

chuckstah

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Amazing when you fly over the top of lake effect action. It can be absolutely nuking snow on the ground but you are usually in severe clear at 5000'. Not what you'd call a storm system from that vantage point and explains why it often doesn't stretch out too far from the lakes. Moisture is not very deep in the atmosphere.
We got a dusting in southern NH today from the lake effect. Pretty unusual, and widely scattered.
 

mister moose

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Amazing when you fly over the top of lake effect action. It can be absolutely nuking snow on the ground but you are usually in severe clear at 5000'. Not what you'd call a storm system from that vantage point and explains why it often doesn't stretch out too far from the lakes. Moisture is not very deep in the atmosphere.
I like flying into snow, especially at night on approach. With the landing light on its like you're on the bridge of the Enterprise and the 'stars' are hurtling towards you at light speed.
Tough with 4 feet of snow to snowmobile
If you're not having fun on a snowmobile in powder, you're not doing it right.
 

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Latest radar shows it flattening out to more of a westerly flow into WNY. We went from 1-3 to 5-8 forecasted for south of Roch today.

Swain & Bristol may pick up a few inches but not going to help much on previously bare slopes.

Holiday Valley looks to be missing it.

Cross country skiers will be the big winners with this one.
 
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