Topics in Lake Effect Snow Forecasting

Topics in Lake Effect Snow Forecasting
    • Languages: English
    • Publish Date: 2005-02-09
    • Skill Level: 2 '
    • Completion Time: .75 - 1.00 h
    • Includes Audio: yes
    • Required Plugins: Flash
    • Topics:
      Winter Weather
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Lake and ocean effect processes can have a significant impact on snowfall amounts in many parts of North America, and can be very tricky to forecast. This short module is a collection of narrated reference material on many aspects of lake effect snow forecasting. It is divided into three main topics: Basic Ingredients of Lake/Ocean Snow, Banding Processes, and Satellite Detection. These materials are also available as the separate Supporting Topics within the case exercise module, Ocean Effect Snow: New England Snow Storm, 14 January 1999: http://meted.ucar.edu/norlat/snow/ocean_effect_case/.