11/8/2012

Syracuse University geography professor Mark Monmonier has written a book that covers the history and impact of lake-effect snow, caused when cold wind travels over the Great Lakes. "The most common influence of lake effect is that you get lots of days with cloudy skies and you get maybe a little snow," said Monmonier, whose book is titled "Lake Effect: Tales of Large Lakes, Arctic Winds, and Recurrent Snows."

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