Lake Enhanced Snow Dumps on Mille Lacs Lake Region

Updated: 10/23/2013 6:36 PM KSTP.com By: Heidi Enninga

Lake enhanced snow on the southeast side of Lake Mille Lacs.
Lake enhanced snow on the southeast side of Lake Mille Lacs.
Photo: Photo courtesy of Shane S.

Overnight snowfall 10 miles north of Mora.
Overnight snowfall 10 miles north of Mora.
Photo: Photo courtesy of Jenna Fore

Overnight snowfall 10 miles north of Mora.
Overnight snowfall 10 miles north of Mora.
Photo: Photo courtesy of Jenna Fore

Lake enhanced snow hit the southeast side of Lake Mille Lacs Tuesday. Viewers sent us pictures of this unique weather event.

The area was under a small band of snow generated by moisture off the lake.

This weather event is more commonly seen in the Great Lakes, but can also happen here.