LATEST: Drone footage shows scope of flooding damage in Seneca Co. (full coverage)

A State of Emergency remains active in Seneca County, as first responders and officials battle some of the most-intense flooding seen in years. Heavy rains woke those living in Lodi, Covert, Interlaken, and other communities in Southern Seneca County on Tuesday – forcing many to evacuate. Also hit hard by the heavy rains are central Schuyler County residents. Check out... more

Major flooding shuts down roads in Schuyler County (full coverage)

A state of emergency has been declared in Schuyler County due to flooding from extreme rainfall overnight into this morning. The following roads are closed and impassable due to damage: Shumway Road from State Route 414 to Satterly Hill Road; Dugue Road between Round School House & Fausold Rds; Covert Road from Satterly Hill to State Route 414; Robertson Road... more

FLX WEEKLY: Your August weekend ahead in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

Where is summer going? With just three weekends left in the month of August join Jessica Lahr and company to make plans to get out and enjoy everything the Finger Lakes has to offer. We’ll fill you in on the local weather outlook, event options, sports line-up and more during this week’s edition of FLX Weekly on FingerLakes1.com. . more

Humidity begins significant drop in FLX

Weather conditions across the Finger Lakes will be much nicer over the next few days thanks to an area of high pressure from Canada. Before this high arrives though, the low pressure system that brought yesterday’s rain and thunder is still our primary influencer today. This low is now situated well north into Canada with its cold front extending south... more

NWS issues warnings as strong storms move through FLX

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning for Ontario County as a storm slowly move through, dumping torrential rain with it. It comes with the larger threat of strong or severe thunderstorms, which will persist through the evening hours. The National Weather Service noted that a strong thunderstorm was producing very heavy rainfall, with over an inch of... more

Tree falls through home, roads closed after strong storms in Wayne Co. (photos & video)

Storms packing a strong punch on Monday resulted in several downed trees, some scattered power outages, and a mess to clean up in parts of Wayne County. The Town of Ontario was particularly hard hit, where residents were picking up after a strong series of storms moved through between 3 and 4 pm. Downed tree limbs take down wires across... more

Humidity returns as heat advisories remain active

The National Weather Service says the new work week is going to start off hot and steamy. As result, a Heat Advisory has been issued until 9 pm on Saturday for most of the region. Those counties in the advisory include, Onondaga, Cayuga, Wayne, Seneca, Ontario, Yates, and Monroe. Temperatures will climb into the 90s, with heat indexes approaching the... more

Beautiful summer weekend in the FLX (forecast)

Sunshine will return to the Finger Lakes for the next few days as high pressure builds in. Skies are already sunny Saturday morning across the region. The sunshine will continue, though fair weather clouds will start to bubble up later on this morning. This afternoon, a couple of widely isolated showers may pop up as the clouds grow. Almost all... more

FLX WEEKLY: First weekend of August in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

Join Jessica Lahr, Josh Durso, Sydney Rogers and Jim Sinicropi to get ready for the first weekend of August here in the Finger Lakes. Get the weekend weather outlook, event and sports line-up and check out some great local photos from the past week on a special Thursday morning edition of the show. . more

Rain has stayed away but expect showers & storms Wednesday

Over the weekend the local forecast for the work week looked like it would bring significant rainfall on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday. Aside from some showers in the southern half of the Finger Lakes ear;y Monday evening the Finger Lakes has remained dry throughout the first half of the week as we close out the month of July. We've stayed... more

FLX FORECAST: Drying out and getting comfortable this weekend

It should be a mostly pleasant weekend here in the Finger Lakes, as things stay mainly dry and comfortable. FLX Weather Meteorologist Drew Montreuil reports that Saturday should remain mostly dry with a slight chance for a few showers during the afternoon. “Any given shower should not last in a single location more than 15-30 minutes. Showers will dissipate as... more

FLX WEEKLY: Rain moving out, August set to move in (podcast)

Jessica Lahr returns to the studio for this week’s edition of FLX Weekly. Join Jessica, Sydney Rogers, Josh Durso and Jim Sinicropi for a look at the weekend ahead. Get the local event line-up, weather forecast and sports schedule. Also, a look at the week’s top local headlines and digital photos. . more

Soaking showers and thunderstorms bringing much needed rain to FLX

The National Weather Service says that scattered showers and thunderstorms this week will help ease some of the rainfall concerns that have persisted over the last several weeks. The dry pattern that has locked itself over the Finger Lakes comes to an end this week with a daily threat for rainfall in some capacity. That rainfall will likely peak on... more

Forecast this week shares similarities to ‘historic’ one from 2006, says weather service

The predicted convergence of two weather systems in the Eastern U.S. this week looks a lot like the late June 2006 deluge that caused widespread flooding in Upstate New York, the National Weather Service said. The position of the sprawling systems most closely resembles the pattern in 2006 that dumped nearly a foot of rain in the Catskills, the weather... more

RAIN ARRIVES: Region sees much needed rainfall

The Finger Lakes is going to get some much needed rain this weekend after a comfortable, cloudy day on Saturday. FLX Weather Meteorologist Drew Montreuil says the excessively warm weather should be over for the time being, but the big change will come in precipitation. Rain is expected to overtake the region late-Saturday – beginning around 7 pm. He says... more

FLX WEEKLY: Summertime in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

Another super summer weekend is on tap for Finger Lakes residents as we move through July. Join Sydney Rogers, Josh Durso and Jim Sinicropi for a look at your weekend weather, events, and sports line-up along with some great local photos from across the region over the past few days. . more

Parts of region elevated to drought status after prolonged dry pattern

The Finger Lakes region is getting closer to ‘drought’ status, as we approach the end of July. The most-recent update from the U.S. Drought Monitor shows that most of the region is listed as ‘abnormally dry’, which is not technically considered a drought. However, areas along Lake Ontario have now crept into the system – being classified as ‘Level 1’... more
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