New York State is currently being hit by a lake effect storm, resulting in heavy snowfall.
Some areas are currently experiencing heavy snowfall, while others are facing drought conditions. In certain towns, residents and businesses are being supplied with water to help replenish their wells.
Central Park is still on track for the longest consecutive days without receiving at least 1" of snowfall at 650 days. The prior record was 383 days. Central Park has snowfall records going as far back as 1869. As it stands, no snow is forecasted for the next 7 days. #NYCwx #NYwx pic.twitter.com/WrmnAfKlv4
— NWS New York NY (@NWSNewYorkNY) November 26, 2023
Believe it or not, there’s currently a snow drought in New York City, the iconic destination for picturesque scenes and holiday strolls.
The outlook for snow in that area does not appear to be promising at the moment. Unfortunately, the forecast does not indicate any significant snowfall. However, it is worth noting that parts of New York State are expected to receive up to two feet of snow from the approaching storm this week.
A lake-effect band will set up east of Lake Ontario (north of Oneida County) today, before it swings south into northern Oneida County Monday night. This band will remain until Tuesday AM, then swing south covering all of Oneida, Onondaga, & Madison counties by early Tuesday PM. pic.twitter.com/4KKLywRKzm
— NWS Binghamton (@NWSBinghamton) November 27, 2023