Major lake-effect snowstorm

A major lake-effect snowstorm across the Great Lakes, with blowing and drifting snow, affecting large cities in New York.   Take a look at the video…

Above: image credit Joseph DeBenedictis.

According to NOAA:

Heavy snow is forecast for downwind areas of the Great Lakes region from Tuesday into Wednesday with the eastern shores of Lake Erie and Lake Ontario seeing impressive snow totals greater than 18 inches in limited bands near Fredonia and Watertown, New York. This image was taken by GOES East at 1445Z on November 18, 2014.

A time-lapse view of Lake Erie during the lake-effect snow storm of November 18, 2014. This was taken from my office window in the Guaranty Building at Hodgson Russ.

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sources yahoo, NOAA