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From: "matthew h. kulas" <[log in to unmask]>

> One gripe though, your use of
> the term Lake Effect and applying it to Vermont.  The Lake Effect is a
> bona fide weather phenomenon, but requires massive lakes on the order of
> the Great Lakes and while I applaude Jefford and Leahy's funding coup,
> Champlain is NOT a Great Lake.  It is far too narrow for overpassing
> weather systems to gather extra moisture sufficient to noticably change
> snowfall amounts.
>
> Boy, though I wish it were true, I could go for some snow this morning.

If West Virginia can claim lake-effect enhancement from the great lakes
under certain conditions, I don't see why Jay can't either.  There are few
(no?) elevation changes of note before the Greens with a west-north-west
fetch over Lake Ontario.

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