Snowbands At a Distance
images were taken from the Buffalo Airport during the morning of Wednesday,
December 22, 1999.
|Here is a look at the Lake Erie snowband
taken from the Buffalo Airport looking to the SSW (toward Hamburg,
NY) at 8:00 AM. The plume of smoke in the foreground is coming
from the SSW. (the immediate foreground is what's left of the Westinghouse
|A closeup view of the same band off lake
Erie. Notice the convective structure to these clouds.
|Looking to the northwest, we can see the
Lake Ontario cloudband at the western end of Lake Ontario. There
are fewer convective cloud elements visible in this band in this image,
possibly because this is the origin point of the band. I am sure
it was much more convectively active at the eastern end of Lake Ontario.
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