I saw this:
Because its the deepest lake in the great lakes the temps hold and based on its position we here in the northeast get this...
And immediatly thought this:
Ontario is not deeper than Lake Superior in average depth nor deepest point. Not that that matters in what you were trying to say about Lake Effect snow...
Although I have to agree, living in a snow belt by lakes is awesome to snowboard in, but a bitch to dig out or work in lol. That being said, my fav condition is at night during a squall, if in the day I prefer partly sunny. It's awesome that the great lakes were really warm this summer (around here anyways), which means they are less likely to ice over, which means lots of lake effect snow! YaY!