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Lake Effect Storm Season 2009-2010 

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2009-2010 storms

Storm Dates Flake Scale

Highlights of the Event

December 10-12, 2009 ***** Classic WSW event, all ingredients prime. Well inland extent.
Max snowfall:  Lake Erie - Springville 27",  Lake Ontario - Highmarket 40"
December 16-17, 2009 * Marginal NW flow event with good Georgian Bay connection.
Max snowfall:  Lake Ontario - Scriba 15"
December 28-29, 2009 ** Evolution from synoptic event, pre-frontal backing flow. Bad timing.
Max snowfall:  Lake Erie - Alden-Millgrove 11",  Lake Ontario - Copenhagen 14"
January 1-4, 2010 *** Hybrid rare long lasting NW flow event. Near record totals off western Lake Ontario into the Niagara Frontier. Little impact/weekend.
Max snowfall:  Lake Erie - Mayville 31",  Lake Ontario - Fulton 42"
January 27-29, 2010 * Marginal multi-day event with frontal impact.
Max snowfall:  Lake Erie - Buffalo SE 12",  Lake Ontario - Hooker 18"
January 31-February 1, 2010 * Relatively brief, but intense WSW Lake Ontario band.
Max snowfall:  Lake Erie - <2",  Lake Ontario - Adams 16"

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