Blog Archives: November 2007

First Winter Storm of the Season Sunday-Monday

Posted November 30th, 2007 by Matt Lanza. 225 comments

First off, lake effect. Tonight's LES is sort of an appetizer. Here's the issue right now. The lake has been rather quiet. Not much has developed. But in the last 30 minutes, a plume of light flurries has been noted coming off the east end of the Lake...not directly... Continue reading…

Latest on Lake Effect

Posted November 29th, 2007 by Matt Lanza. 216 comments

So far so good regarding the development of the LES. Winds have been strong and shear has been modest, so we're probably seeing the band have some trouble getting organized. But, nonetheless, it's getting there. Here's a regional radar as of 7:55 PM. Notice, the band is... Continue reading…

Fire Up the Lakes!

Posted November 28th, 2007 by Matt Lanza. 138 comments

Another set of back to back 100 comment entries must mean that winter is here. Now for the latest on our three upcoming events... Thursday Night-Friday LES All systems are a go for a significant LES event. The question now becomes, who gets it? The NAM has been suggesting... Continue reading…

Lake Effect Snow Watch is On!

Posted November 27th, 2007 by Matt Lanza. 106 comments

I just wanted to post a new entry to sum up some new thoughts on the two events that are looming over the next 6-7 days. Lake Effect Thursday night-Saturday Basically I have the same thoughts as last night, but I'm getting a little more focused. Now for much of CNY,... Continue reading…

Winter is About to Tee Off on CNY....

Posted November 26th, 2007 by Matt Lanza. 104 comments

I hope everyone had a good Thanksgiving. Time to get things going here! Last week at this time, it was beginning to look a little more wintry on the models. This week, all the signs and signals are in place for an aggressive period of winter to begin in Central New... Continue reading…

Interesting scenario settting up for tonight....

Posted November 25th, 2007 by Bill Kardas. 78 comments

It's been a beautiful weekend and I've hope you've had the chance to enjoy it. A big storm system will give us a wide variety of weather here for the next 36 hours. We'll focus on the short term. Continue reading…

Old Man Winter is Back....For a Short Time...

Posted November 23rd, 2007 by Jill Reale. 81 comments

First off, I would like to thank Leo and Diane Burr for sending in this hilarious picture on this crazy Black Friday. It may not look like winter to some but if you step outside, it definately feels like winter.At this moment, lake effect snow showers are still hanging around... Continue reading…

White Turkeys, Cold Fridays, and Other Tales...

Posted November 20th, 2007 by Matt Lanza. 59 comments

First off, thank you to Bill and Cathy Lennon who snapped this absolutely gorgeous picture of Blue Mountain Lake in the Adirondacks the other day. Beautiful. As we head into the long holiday weekend, we have a lot of weather issues to address. Fortunately, it does not appear that any of... Continue reading…

What I wish we could do to the models sometimes...

Posted November 19th, 2007 by Bill Kardas. 73 comments

Tricky week of forecasting...more details in this entry... Continue reading…

LES Continues, Should Get Better Organized Tonight

Posted November 16th, 2007 by Matt Lanza. 107 comments

Just a quick new entry to update on thoughts about the short-term and long term forecasts. For tonight, lake effect should begin to try and consolidate. At this time, I'm pegging perhaps western Oneida, southern Oswego, northern Onondaga, Madison and southern Oneida Counties as the most likely areas to see accumulating... Continue reading…

Surrounded by Snow

Posted November 14th, 2007 by Matt Lanza. 112 comments

Not much time, but I figured I owed you an entry considering the situation over the next 72 hours. Most of my thoughts are already laid out in the Forecast Discussion on wktv.com. But just to summarize and maybe go a little further in depth.... Snowfall chances across New York State... Continue reading…
Just wanted to throw a quick entry out there to highlight a couple of today's thoughts regarding lake effect and the future. First off, I expect the lakes will get active on Thursday. As Bill mentioned, temperatures will fall behind Wednesday night's cold front. In fact, the models are indicating... Continue reading…

Warm ups, cool downs, and the four letter s word...

Posted November 11th, 2007 by Bill Kardas. 35 comments

A warmup, and then the potential for some good lake effect late in the week... Continue reading…

The Cloud Shroud Returns...

Posted November 8th, 2007 by Matt Lanza. 69 comments

Well, welcome to late autumn in CNY. I personally think early autumn in CNY is one of the nicest seasons anywhere, anytime. Then there's late autumn here, which I think is one of the worst seasons anywhere anytime. It can be downright depressing, and we're going to get... Continue reading…

Lake Effect Snow Part One

Posted November 6th, 2007 by Matt Lanza. 89 comments

The first in a long list of events I am sure. Let me walk through a couple of the things going on and then the forecast Currently Radar is showing two distinct sets of lake effect precip. Click here to look at a composite across NY as of 7:30 PM.... Continue reading…

To Snow or Not to Snow?

Posted November 5th, 2007 by Matt Lanza. 46 comments

Well, with the first real interesting lake effect event of the season on the doorstep, the big question is now, will it or won't it snow? Here are a few factors to consider. First, it's November 5th, which by CNY standards doesn't mean much, but the simple fact remains that... Continue reading…

Noel!

Posted November 2nd, 2007 by Bill Kardas. 74 comments

If you haven't already heard, there's a hurricane brewing in the Atlantic. Noel has developed into a hurricane feeding off the still warm Gulf Stream. It is November, but hurricane season isn't over yet. Continue reading…

Welcome to late fall...

Posted November 1st, 2007 by Bill Kardas. 11 comments

In the last entry we talked about October, and now we will move on and talk about November climatologically and what those flakes in the seven day are all about. Continue reading…

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