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Summary

  • The March 16-17 storm produced moderate (5 to 10 inch) amounts of snow across a broad area of central New York and northeast Pa.

  • A narrow band of heavy snow occurred just northwest of the snow / mixed precipitation line.

  • The heavy snow band was associated with enhanced frontal-scale forcing, instability and a favorable thermal profile for dendritic snow crystal growth.



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