Satellite Imagery Shows Winter Storm Dumping Feet of Snow on Lake Erie Region

A winter storm brought heavy snowfall to northwestern New York with some areas receiving as much as 54 inches (1,371mm), according to National Weather Service (NWS) records.

The NWS reported that snow continued to “rapidly fall” into Friday evening, in what the Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA) called "prolific thundersnow. "

Satellite imagery posted by the CIRA on Friday shows the “relentless snow band on Lake Erie.” Credit: CIRA via Storyful

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