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necrologies Robert B. Sykes Jr. vals during these heavy snowstorms. In the mid-1960s, 1917-199 9 he single-handedly set up a mesonetwork of over 70 observational sites around the eastern half of Lake Rober t B. Sykes Jr. Ontario to study this phenomenon. As a result of the scientific knowledge gathered from the network, he passed away on 29 Janu- was one of the first researchers to identify and describe ary 1999 at Hepburn the mesoscale convergence zone that fuels single- Medica l Center in banded lake effect snowstorms on the eastern Great Ogdensburg, New York. Lakes. For many years he broadcast local weather fore- He was revered as one of casts on WSGO radio across central New York state. the "grandfathers" of lake effect snow forecasting One of Sykes's greatest characteristics was his abil- around the eastern Great ity to treat weather forecasting as an art as well as a Lakes. As a researcher, he science. He truly enjoyed observing the state of the sky laid the foundation for the understanding of the atmo- and taught so many students to gather information spheric processes responsible for the development of through all of their senses. Many of his students still these http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society American Meteorological Society

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Robert B. Sykes Jr. vals during these heavy snowstorms. In the mid-1960s, 1917-199 9 he single-handedly set up a mesonetwork of over 70 observational sites around the eastern half of Lake Rober t B. Sykes Jr. Ontario to study this phenomenon. As a result of the scientific knowledge gathered from the network, he passed away on 29 Janu- was one of the first researchers to identify and describe ary 1999 at Hepburn the mesoscale convergence zone that fuels single- Medica l Center in banded lake effect snowstorms on the eastern Great Ogdensburg, New York. Lakes. For many years he broadcast local weather fore- He was revered as one of casts on WSGO radio across central New York state. the "grandfathers" of lake effect snow forecasting One of Sykes's greatest characteristics was his abil- around the eastern Great ity to treat weather forecasting as an art as well as a Lakes. As a researcher, he science. He truly enjoyed observing the state of the sky laid the foundation for the understanding of the atmo- and taught so many students to gather information spheric processes responsible for the development of through all of their senses. Many of his students still these

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