Category: Weather

NWS: Gusty storms possible during the afternoon, evening hours throughout region

NWS: Gusty storms possible during the afternoon, evening hours throughout region

Forecasters are warning for the possibility of gusty thunderstorms this evening as a cold front moves through the Finger Lakes and Central New York. According to FLX Weather storms will develop to the north during the mid-afternoon hours, then drop south during ... MORE
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Canandaigua Lake water level down significantly after hot, dry summer

Canandaigua Lake water level down significantly after hot, dry summer

Officials around Canandaigua Lake say despite recent rainfall, the large body of water remains below ‘average’. Kevin Olvaney, manager of the Canandaigua Lake Watershed Council, told the Finger Lakes Times that water levels continue to be lower than average. In fact, they ... MORE
NWS: Wind Advisory issued for parts of region, gusts to 50 mph possible

NWS: Wind Advisory issued for parts of region, gusts to 50 mph possible

The weather is changing. The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for a large portion of the Finger Lakes and Southern Tier ahead of gusty winds that are expected on Wednesday. The wind advisory is active from 10 a.m. to ... MORE
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NWS Binghamton radar going offline for 7 days starting Thursday

NWS Binghamton radar going offline for 7 days starting Thursday

Beginning October 1, the KBGM WSR-88D radar, operated by the National Weather Service in Binghamton, NY, will be down for approximately seven days for the replacement of the generator, fuel tanks, and accompanying components. This activity is important to support the radar’s ... MORE
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PREMIERE @ 8:30 PM – OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Flood of 1935 (podcast)

OUR FINGER LAKES HISTORY: The Flood of 1935 (podcast)

In this edition of Our Finger Lakes History, Seneca County Historian Walter Gable deals with the Flood of 1935 that devastated the southern Finger Lakes. The July 1935 flood killed 44 people and caused millions of dollars in damages. This extended episode ... MORE
Another night of frost

Frost Advisory, Freezing Warning both active for tonight

For the fourth night in a row, frost is going to be a serious possibility for a big part of the Finger Lakes, Southern Tier, and Central New York. A frost advisory has been issued for many locations in the region including ... MORE
Quiet start to day, but NWS says risk for th

NWS: Quiet start to day, but afternoon will bring risk of thunderstorms again

The National Weather Service says that the region has one more chance for strong to severe thunderstorms, as warm, humid air gets ready to exit. Scattered thunderstorms are expected to develop in Western New York, push east into Central New York, and ... MORE
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NWS issues Tornado Watch for Southern Tier

LATEST: Severe storms moving through the Finger Lakes (full coverage)

The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch until 7 p.m. for counties in the Southern Tier. The tornado watch includes Broome, Chenango, Columbia, Cortland, Delaware, Dutchess, Greene, Otsego, Sullivan, Tioga, Tompkins, and Ulster counties. The National Weather Service Storm Prediction ... MORE
Stunning waterspout caught on Lake Ontario near Oswego (video)

Stunning waterspout caught on Lake Ontario near Oswego (video)

A stunning waterspout was captured on video over Lake Ontario. The video, which was posted to Twitter by John Kucko, shows a large waterspout spinning off the shore of Oswego. No damage was reported, and waterspouts are fairly common when conditions are ... MORE
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NWS: Tornado Warning for part of Ontario County

Strong storms that prompted tornado warning move through the FLX

The National Weather Service is tracking a severe thunderstorm that was tornado warned around 6:30 p.m. Around 7:30 p.m. the warning expired and was not renewed, even as the storm continued to move east. The NWS said in an update that strong ... MORE
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NWS issues Heat Advisory ahead of hot, stormy summer day in the Finger Lakes

Thunderstorms in the Finger Lakes on Monday

Strong thunderstorms are popping up in the region. The National Weather Service has been issuing constant updates on conditions around the Finger Lakes and Central New York. While a heat advisory remains active through 8 p.m., rain and storms will offer temporary ... MORE
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Strong storms in Ontario County leave trail of significant wind damage (ph

Strong storms in Ontario County leave trail of significant wind damage (photos)

Severe thunderstorms rolled through Ontario County on Sunday bringing damaging winds and heavy rain. While there was no updates from the National Weather Service in Buffalo on what happened — significant damage was noted through photos around parts of the Route 332 ... MORE
Hit and miss rain showers (photo)

Hit and miss rain showers (photo)

Even as a vast majority of the region saw measurable rain – this photo shows how challenging it’s been for some to see a shower. Photo by Susan Chippero ... MORE
NWS: Heat wave arrives in the Finger Lakes with advisories for outdoor activity

NWS: Heat wave arrives in the Finger Lakes with advisories for outdoor activity

The National Weather Service has issued a Heath Advisory for a large swath of the Finger Lakes, Southern Tier, and Western New York as oppressive temperatures are forecasted through Friday. The Heat Advisory is active for Cayuga, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Tompkins, Wayne, ... MORE
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NWS considers end to advisories to simplify language around weather alerts

NWS proposes ending ‘advisories’ and ‘special weather statements’

The National Weather Service is looking for ways to simplify it’s products. One way that it would do that in the upcoming season, if a recent proposal is adopted, would be to cease ‘advisories’. Along with the disappearance of advisories, ‘special weather ... MORE
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