Finger Lake Effect snow making travel difficult around Ithaca

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Lake effect snow is being enhanced off of Cayuga Lake as winds align just right with the angle of the lake.

Some locally heavy snow will fall between Ithaca and Owego, making tracks very difficult. As much as 6″ of additional snow could fall in some areas from this enhancement.

Lake Effect Snow Advisories have been issue form Tompkins, Tioga and Broome counties as a result.

Let me know what conditions are like where you are, as well as any snow amounts you measure!

Meteorologist Drew Montreuil
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Meteorologist Drew Montreuil has been forecasting the weather in the Finger Lakes region since 2006 and has degrees in meteorology from SUNY Oswego (B.S. with Honors) and Cornell (M.S.).

When not forecasting, he can be found working at the local library, making goat milk soap, running until his legs burn, or playing with his three young boys.

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  1. C White
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    Up by the Vet School on COrnell campus, it has mostly stopped snowing, wind is strong and cold. As of 3:30 PM