STORM WATCH: Heat persists into evening as strong storms develop

As the heat and humidity persists into Monday night, the threat of strong thunderstorms increases ahead of a cold front expected to bring relief to the Finger Lakes region. Strong storms have been reported in Wayne County and the Rochester area just before 5:00 pm. The latest FingerLakes1.com Local Weather Center Forecast: Tonight Showers and thunderstorms likely, then showers and... more

FLX WEEKLY: Wine Fest in the Glen, Peppermint in Lyons & Amazing Summer Photos (podcast)

There is so much going on this time of year in the Finger Lakes. With the weather looking spot on for the weekend, we give you our top picks and discuss the top local news and weekend sports line-up. We also share what may be the best batch of local photos of the year so far with a ton of... more

Comfortable mid-week weather in FLX, before heat returns late-week

There’s a cold front passing through the region on Tuesday, but don’t bank on much rain. The Finger Lakes will remain almost completely dry – with only a few passing showers registering on the radar as a cold front passes through. The front will dry things out, and remove the humidity that built into the air on Monday. However, the... more

FLX FORECAST: Get out and enjoy the mild, dry weather this weekend

Relief is here. A comfortable summer weekend has arrived in the Finger Lakes – with the high heat, and humidity subsiding after the passage of a cold front. Cooler, drier air is taking over the region, and will remain in place throughout the weekend. Rain chances will be non-existent until Tuesday or Wednesday of next week, when temperatures will again... more

CHANGE ALMOST HERE: Strong storms moving through tonight, cooler Friday in the Finger Lakes

The heat is on for one more day in the Finger Lakes as cooler air slowly approaches the region behind some strong thunderstorms. Some of the storms currently moving through the Finger Lakes could produce heavy rain. There is an 80% chance all Finger Lakes residents will experience one of these passing storms. The storms will continue to move through... more

Thunderstorms rip through the Finger Lakes on Monday

Severe thunderstorms moved through our area Monday afternoon and into the evening, mostly south of the Thruway to the west and through the central/southern Finger Lakes. These storms packed a punch with strong lightning and torrential downpours causing flash flooding and downed trees and power lines. NYSEG reported over 20,000 Finger Lakes residents lost power, many who remain in the... more

BRINGING THE HEAT: Hottest weather since 2012 moves into the Finger Lakes

Heat advisories have been issued, and officials are urging for the elderly and young to use extreme caution. In an advisory on Thursday, New York State Office for the Aging Director Greg Olsen warned that older adults, specifically those who are low-income, live alone, have chronic conditions or take certain medications are more at risk for heat-related illnesses. “Extreme heat... more

FLX WEEKLY: Primed up for another June weekend in the Finger Lakes (podcast)

School’s out and the summer is officially underway this weekend. Join Sydney Rogers, Josh Durso & Jim Sinicropi for a look at your weekend event options, weather forecast, sports line-up, and some great local photos from across the region over the past few days. Find out what iconic piece of movie history is on display in Ithaca, where the live... more

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
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