Snow falling on the lee side of a lake, generated by cold dry air passing over warmer water, especially in the Great Lakes region.
- When the cold winds start bringing lake effect snow to clog my neighborhood, don't think for a second that I'm not thinking of you guys.
- Working in concert, the lake and plateau produce that wonderful weather phenomenon beloved by skiers - lake effect snow.
- Forest staff are proud of their reputation for providing exceptional grooming and you can usually count on lake effect snow to give them something to work with.
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Syllabification: lake ef·fect snow
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