Tuesday morning greets FLX residents with cooler temps

The latest Finger Lakes forecast heading into the overnight: Showers and thunderstorms likely before 2:00 AM,. Cloudy, with a low around 62. West wind 9 to 13 mph becoming northwest after midnight. Chance of precipitation is 60%. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch, except higher amounts possible in thunderstorms. Check out the latest at our Weather... more

Air quality alert issued for Upstate NY for Father’s Day

An air quality alert has been issued for much of Upstate New York for Sunday. High heat and strong sunlight are expected to boost levels of ozone during the day, the state Department of Environmental Conservation said. The alert is in effect from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. The state Department of Health encourages people who have respiratory problems, including... more

FLX WEEKLY: Father’s Day Weekend & U-pick strawberries in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

Round-up your mid-June week in the Finger Lakes and look ahead to Father’s Day Weekend with Sydney Rogers, Josh Durso and Jim Sinicropi. We’ll share some great local events on-tap this weekend and some awesome local photos from the past week. Find out how the weekend weather is shaping up and take a look at the weekend in sports… . more

FLX WEEKLY: Early June weekend in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

Get ready for your second full weekend of June 2018 here in the Finger Lakes. Sydney Rogers, Josh Durso and Jim Sinicropi have your weather outlook, local events, sports line-up and favorite local photos from the past few days on Wednesday’s live edition of FLX Weekly. . more

Temps warm up over next 48 hours, rain chances increase for Saturday

The weather will greatly improve – closing out the first full work week of June, as temperatures climb into the 70s on both days. It will be a welcomed change after the colder-than-normal temperatures the region experienced during the first half of the week. According to FLX Weather Meteorologist Drew Montreuil says temperatures will climb into the low-70s for most... more

Cool temps, showery conditions dominate FLX forecast

The first half of this week will feature below-normal temperatures, cloudy conditions, and even a chance for showers. The cool, damp weather will be a change from the record-breaking heat that the region felt last week, as temperatures climbed through the 80s. Now, Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday look like they will be spent below normal. Temperatures will struggle to reach... more

Instability could lead to heavy downpours, isolated flooding in FLX

There is an isolated chance for localized flooding on Friday, before the weekend weather really takes a turn for the positive. FLX Weather Meteorologist Drew Montreuil says winds from the southwest will mean more warm, humid air – along with sizable amounts of instability in the upper-atmosphere. Montreuil says the triggering mechanism for thunderstorms today will be a subtle disturbance... more

FLX WEEKLY: Festival season arrives along with June this weekend (podcast)

Festival season is officially underway with the summer of 2018 on-tap in the Finger Lakes as we turn the calendar to June this weekend. We’ll fill you in on the big weekends in Clifton Springs and Ithaca and let you know if this summer-like weather will continue into the new month. Also, our top local photos of the week, the... more

Temperatures soar, thunderstorm risk increases over Memorial Day Weekend

The Memorial Day Weekend forecast is looking pretty good — despite the rain chances, according to forecasters. Temperatures will climb into the mid- and upper-80s on Friday — staying warm and mostly dry on Saturday. Rain chances will increase on Sunday, and that will be followed with more scattered showers and thunderstorms on Monday. Both days will see temperatures climb... more

Rain on Tuesday will lead to dry, warm week

Showers during the morning hours will dissipate and morph into isolated thunderstorms during the late-afternoon hours, according to forecasters. It won’t be a heavy, soaking rain — but it will be enough to complicate any activities that are taking place outside. High-temperatures will push into the low-70s, and then tonight — as temperatures drop — fog will develop. It’ll be... more

Despite Tuesday rain, forecast looks like summer as Memorial Day approaches

If Memorial Day Weekend means you’re headed out, or hitting the road – the weather is going to cooperate nearly every day. While the forecast calls for some rain early on Tuesday, temperatures will be above 70 – and even push into the 80s during the late-week timeframe to make it feel like summer in the Finger Lakes. The rain... more

Soggy weekend ahead in the Finger Lakes

The weather was gorgeous on Thursday, and Friday will remain tranquil — but change over the next 48 hours is on the way. FLX Weather Meteorologist Drew Montreuil reports that a broad southerly flow across the Southeast United States has resulted in a large area of abnormally high atmospheric moisture. That high pressure system to the north has been keeping... more

Strong thunderstorms possible in parts of FLX

Stormy weather is coming to the Finger Lakes on Tuesday. While it won’t be a continual rain, or even frequent thunderstorm activity — there will be some points throughout the day that get soggy. According to forecasters there will be two primary opportunities for rain and thunder throughout the region. The first will come early this morning. By mid-morning that... more

Stormy weather possible on Tuesday; but remainder of week looks good

It’s going to feel like summer through the evening hours, but change is on the horizon — even if it’s only temporary. Sunny skies and high temperatures near 80 will make it feel like mid-June in the Finger Lakes — but temperatures will be lower, with the higher risk for storms and rain on Tuesday. FLX Weather Meteorologist Drew Montreuil... more

NWS says tornado touched down last week in Penn Yan

The National Weather Service says a tornado with maximum winds of 100 mph touched down last week in Penn Yan. After a daylong investigation, the weather service determined a tornado tore through the Yates County village about 8:20 p.m. Thursday. There were no injuries as result of the tornado, but a barn was leveled as result. That damage was reported... more

Strong storms will be scattered, plenty of dry time remains

While there will be a risk for thunderstorms – it should remain minimal. The National Weather Service has moved an area of focus for where they believe the strongest thunderstorms will develop to the east. Setting up for a showery, but still comfortable day here in the Finger Lakes. Temperatures will push toward 70 degrees; and even reach into the... more

NWS: Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued for Finger Lakes

Latest – 4 p.m. The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for the entire region until 9 p.m. A line of strong to severe thunderstorms are expected to develop and move eastward along a frontal boundary. The clash of cooler, dry air – along with the warm, muggy air ahead of the front is creating enough instability... more
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