Lake Effect Summary - October 29, 2006
Maximum Snowfall: Lake Erie 4"
(Ellicottville); Lake Ontario 11" (Highmarket)
Duration: 18 hours +/-
post frontal event. Very localized, elevation oriented.
The 2006-07 season's second event was a very localized marginal one which
followed a frontal passage after a deep storm passage. Temperatures were just
cold enough but as in many early season storms, the event was elevation
dependent. A few inches fell over higher elevations southeast of
in ski country, while 6-12 inches fell across much of the central and southern
Tug Hill. The event began in the early morning hours on Sunday 29th
and tapered off by early evening.
This was the first time two
events occurred in October in the 13 year record of
The event was marginal and affected a very limited sparsely populated area.
It therefore earns one
Off of Lake Erie...
Off of Lake Ontario...