Could the above-average weather we had across in New York in the first week of October spell disaster later this winter?

Last week, Lake Erie remained at 70 degrees making it the warmest it has ever been in the month of October.

Could this warm weather mixed with arctic weather lead to massive Lake-Effect snow this winter?

This is what we saw in November last year when the lake temperatures in Lake Erie and Lake Ontario were above normal and a cold front moved in from the West.

So will we see more lake-effect snow in New York this winter?

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As of now, because of the El Nino, officials are predicting less snow than normal, but we could still see plenty of lake effect snow.

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