Yesterday before the rain the wind ran straight north, up the lake. Any ice near the shore at the north end had been broken up by big waves and was crashing against the wall making sounds like breaking glass.
Skaneateles is one of the smaller Finger Lakes and is the source of much of the water for the city of Syracuse. We appreciate it a lot.
These lakes are formed in the trenches gouged by glaciers.
We say skanny.atlas, with four syllables. Other people extend it to five. Or pronounce the first one skinny.