Shape of Lake Ontario generates white-out blizzards, study shows

Source: Science Daily

A 6-foot-wide snow blower mounted on a tractor makes a lot of sense when you live on the Tug Hill Plateau. Tug Hill, in upstate New York, is one of the snowiest places in the Eastern US and experiences some of the most intense snowstorms in the world. This largely rural region, just east of Lake Ontario, gets an average of 20 feet of snow a year, and a new report explains why.

https://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2017/11/171115175313.htm