Summer kicks off with sun, mid-70s for Finger Lakes

If mid-70s with plenty of sunshine is something you like — then summer is going to get off to the right start. Wednesday is going to see temperatures into the mid-70s, with low-humidity, and mostly sunny skies. While a brief rain shower cannot be ruled out completely, according to FLX Weather Meteorologist Drew Montreuil — a vast majority of the... more

Pleasant days coming for FLX

The forecast looks good through the middle of the week. It’ll get a little wet, with showers and perhaps some steady rain making their way into the region for the end of the week, according to FLX Weather Meteorologist Drew Montreuil. Montreuil says a few showers are possible on Tuesday and Wednesday, but that both days will be mostly dry... more

GALLERY: Looking back at the Father’s Day storm

The weather was active on Father’s Day. While temperatures soared throughout the afternoon hours, the sky turned vibrant as a line of strong and severe thunderstorms moved through between 6 pm and 8 pm. There were some power outages, but most of the region had power restored by midnight. Send us photos of weather as it happens via Facebook or... more

Lightning strikes gas tank in Lyons (video)

Lightning is by no means a rare phenomenon. That said, capturing it on video is a little rarer. At least locally. That’s exactly what happened in Lyons on Thursday though, as lightning struck a 3,000-gallon tank filled with gasoline. The storm was passing over the Lyons Town Maintenance Facility when an employee witnessed it happen. “Split-second, all I saw was... more

Father’s Day turns stormy in the Finger Lakes

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch, which runs until 9 pm tonight. This is on top of the Flash Flood Watch, which runs for the entire area through the evening. The main threat with the thunderstorms that will pop up this afternoon ahead of a cold front is damaging winds and heavy rainfall, which could result... more

Plenty of sun, heat, and humidity this weekend in the Finger Lakes

Thursday was a wet one. Especially for the folks living in Ontario and Livingston counties, where cleanup efforts are ongoing. That said, temperatures will rise on Friday into the mid-80s, and the sun will take center stage throughout the afternoon. A few pop up showers or thunderstorms are possible, but unlikely, according to the National Weather Service. The heat is... more

Ontario Co. cleans up after storms, flooding on Thursday

Ontario County was one of the areas that got a lot of rain in a short period of time. The emergency management director tells us most of the damage came from water flowing over the roads. Trees were uprooted and there’s a lot dirt left behind after the water receded. People living in Canandaigua showed us they have some clean... more

FLX WEEKLY: School’s out, summertime is here (podcast)

Join Jessica Lahr, Jim Sinicropi, Josh Durso and Jessamy Uticone for a look around the Finger Lakes and everything you need to know about your weekend ahead. Get your first look weekend forecast, local event line-up, sports outlook, and discuss the top stories in our region this week.   more

Pleasant Wednesday before unsettled weather pattern develops in FLX

A foggy start to Wednesday will not have any impact on the overall weather pattern for the day, which will feature plenty of sun, comfortable temperatures — and no chance of rain. Temperatures are expected to top out in the mid-70s, with dew points hanging around in the 40s and 50s. This will make the air feel light and free... more

Storms will develop Thursday afternoon in FLX

Thunderstorms on Thursday will bring the risk for heavy downpours, lightning and possibly even some small hail during the afternoon and evening hours. Showers and thunderstorms will develop during the morning hours in the western portions of the state — with storms becoming more widespread during the afternoon hours for the Finger Lakes region. While hail and damaging winds are... more

Scattered showers, thunderstorms possible as heat pushed out

Cooler weather is coming for the Finger Lakes. Not cool like the region experienced during May, where temperatures struggled to get up to “average.” The blistering heat is going to take a break from the region, which means that highs will be seasonable over the next couple days. Tuesday will start warm, but as a cold front pushes south —... more

Air Quality Alert issued for the Finger Lakes

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has expanded the air quality health advisory to include Seneca, Steuben, Schuyler, Tompkins, and Yates counties in the Finger Lakes. Air quality levels in the region are expected to be greater than the index value of 100 for ozone during the afternoon hours on Monday. The Air Quality Indix or AQI was... more

Scorcher today, then seasonable warmth this week

Monday is going to be a hot and humid day. High temperatures will match, or surpass Sunday’s highs, which means that 90 degree readings will not be uncommon. Dew points are going to push into the upper 60s, which will make it feel even more oppressive than it felt on Sunday. A few places, according to FLX Weather Meteorologist Drew... more

THE HEAT IS ON: Highs will approach 90 this weekend

If you’ve grown accustomed to only half of the weekend being good for outdoor plans in the Finger Lakes — the next three days will bust that trend. The rainy, cool weather is long gone — and now — the first push of significantly warm, summery weather is coming. Temperatures for Saturday will still be comfortable, even after a warm... more

FLX WEEKLY: Summer finally arrives in the Finger Lakes this weekend (podcast)

Spend the back-end of your lunch hour with Jessica Lahr, Jim Sinicropi, Jessamy Uticone and Josh Durso to round-up everything happening around the Finger Lakes this weekend including a vastly more summer-like weather forecast. Get the lowdown on this weekend’s local events, sports line-up and the top news of the week here on FingerLakes1.com. Then, check out all the great... more

READY OR NOT: Here comes summer for the FLX

This weekend and into next week, there’s going to be a major weather change here in the Finger Lakes. Things are going to dry out, and temperatures are going to soar. Gone are the days of far-below average temperatures, and while some clouds will linger in the area Wednesday morning, the region will be cleared out, and drying out by... more

Apparent funnel cloud spotted in Ithaca has ‘cold’ explanation

After photographer Joe Scaglione captured several photos of an apparent funnel cloud, spotted on Tuesday afternoon around 2:30 pm — Facebook was quick to react. Looking at the images, it’s clear to see that there is something in the sky that resembles a funnel cloud. But, is it a true funnel cloud? According to FLX Weather Meteorologist Drew Montreuil: Yes... more
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