11 January 1999 -- GOES-8 10.7 Micron Longwave IR
Lake Effect Snow Bands in Western New York

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This loop of GOES-8 10.7 micron longwave IR imagery shows the movement of Lake Effect Snow (LES) bands over Lake Erie and Lake Ontario on 11 Januraly 1999. Some of the cloud tops within the LES band were cooling to near -30 C (dark blue enhancement), indicating that they were near the top of the PBL (or perhaps had penetrated into the inversion layer above).

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