Lake Effect Storm Season 2007-2008    



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2007-2008 storms

Storm Dates Flake Scale

Highlights of the Event

November 6-7, 2007 ** Marginal event. P-type issues. First of season. Elevation oriented.
Max snowfall:  Lake Erie - Mayville 8",  Lake Ontario - Highmarket 4"
December 3-5, 2007 *** Unusually strong northwest flow event. Rare lake effect totals across Finger Lakes and Allegany basin. Major Rochester and Syracuse event.
Max snowfall:  Lake Erie - Warsaw 15",  Lake Ontario - Constantia 21"
January 14-15, 2008 ** Very moist airmass. Marginal temperature conditions. Complicated synoptic pattern.
Max snowfall:  Lake Erie - Boston 10",  Lake Ontario - Highmarket 4"
January 19-21, 2008 **** Classic westerly flow event. Very dry and cold airmass, but great parameters otherwise. Longevity and little shear.
Max snowfall:  Lake Erie - Perrysburg 25",  Lake Ontario - Fulton 37"
January 23-24, 2008 *** Two phase event. Typical westerly flow and then northwest shift.
Max snowfall:  Lake Erie - Colden 22",  Lake Ontario - Redfield 41"
January 25, 2008 * Brief marginal event. Westerly flow.
Max snowfall:  Lake Erie - 1-4",  Lake Ontario - Barnes Corner 11"
January 30-31, 2008 ** Windy. Marginal event.
Max snowfall:  Lake Erie - Colden 4",  Lake Ontario - Hooker 14"
February 10-11, 2008 **** Windy with whiteouts. Severe cold and local blizzard conditions, mainly off Lake Ontario.
Max snowfall:  Lake Erie - Warsaw 6",  Lake Ontario - Minetto 41"
February 15-16, 2008 * Brief marginal event on WNW flow.
Max snowfall:  Lake Ontario - Wolcott 10"
February 19-20, 2008 **** Impressive westerly flow event. Uncertain ice coverage issues off Lake Erie.
Max snowfall:  Lake Erie - Elma 14",  Lake Ontario - Pulaski 49"

 



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