Blog Archives: September 2007

Collaboration with NWS Increases

Posted September 28th, 2007 by Matt Lanza. 21 comments

I am going to hold off on the La Nina connection until next week. We'll start to get into winter type things next week, as there's also a storm that's been persistently showing up in the long term that could remind us what time of year it is. We'll go... Continue reading…

Possible Tornado: Madison/Oneida Counties

Posted September 26th, 2007 by Matt Lanza. 118 comments

Well, in case you missed it, we had quite a cluster of storms. They developed in Onondaga and Madison Counties and developed into a strong, straight line wind event type of cluster. At 7:31, the NWS triggered a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Onondaga and Madison Counties. Eventually, the storm... Continue reading…

More details on some rain and storm potential

Posted September 25th, 2007 by Bill Kardas. 97 comments

Is it warm out there or is it just me? Yeah, we hit 89 this afternoon officially at Rome. That breaks the high temperature for this date set back in 1945 of 88 degrees. Yikes. We have about another day of this left before the weather transitions back to fall by the end of the week. Continue reading…

Midweek Rain or Will Dry Weather Reign?

Posted September 24th, 2007 by Matt Lanza. 12 comments

Just a couple quick thoughts and a brief entry, as I feel slightly motivated tonight, so I'm going to begin trying to tie El Nino/La Nina conditions to current goings on and use it as a foundation for some winter thoughts. I'll share anything exciting later this week. Quick note, as... Continue reading…

Some Drought Relief In Sight?

Posted September 21st, 2007 by Matt Lanza. 17 comments

Absolutely not much to speak of in the weather department here lately! It's been absurdly quiet. But now, we're finally finding some stuff to look into. First, on Saturday, as the cold front crosses the area, I do expect a line of showers to develop between here and Syracuse, but... Continue reading…

By the Numbers: Rainfall Deficit or Surplus?

Posted September 18th, 2007 by Matt Lanza. 17 comments

I did some digging this evening at some of the NWS co-op sites across CNY and found some interesting stats regarding rainfall. You might find this interesting. Here's a handful of places that keep solid records (Co-ops and official sites) and their current rainfall situations. Oneida County Airport -... Continue reading…

A Typical CNY Autumn

Posted September 17th, 2007 by Matt Lanza. 8 comments

I've always commented to people I know back home that autumns in Central New York feature the nicest weather I think you can find. It's perfect for the time of year...cool, crisp nights, mild afternoons, and usually plenty of sunshine. October is our driest month, while September is our wettest... Continue reading…

Questions For Tonight + Quick Thoughts for Next Week

Posted September 14th, 2007 by Matt Lanza. 21 comments

Just a quick bare-bones update. We're watching a few things right now. First, as of 8 PM, the front was located back to our west. Here's a look at temperatures. Widespread 70s in western New York, but look how fast they drop back into the 50s (Ontario) and... Continue reading…

Ups and Downs in the Days Ahead + Tropics

Posted September 12th, 2007 by Matt Lanza. 27 comments

So for the latest in the forecast thinking for the weekend event, check out the discussion on wktv.com. Also, we've added a Fall Foliage video forecast on the links page. The plan right now is to update that every Wednesday through the end of foliage season and then transition to... Continue reading…

Round II of Storms Overnight

Posted September 11th, 2007 by Matt Lanza. 38 comments

So we escaped the first round of storms with just some more beneficial rains and some thunder. No wind damage reports to my knowledge. Overnight, we will be greeted by a 2nd round of storms associated with the actual cold front. Here's a look at the long range from... Continue reading…

Storms + Lake Effect Rain + Cooler Conditions Ahead!

Posted September 10th, 2007 by Matt Lanza. 59 comments

Lots going on in the weather department. First off, a couple housekeeping things. If you missed the comment in the previous post, the Fall Foliage Links Guide is up and running on wktv.com. I will begin working on our map tonight and probably post the first video update in... Continue reading…

Finally Some Rain???

Posted September 7th, 2007 by Matt Lanza. 67 comments

Let me preface this entry with a couple quick points. First off, the system off the Southeast coast is not an immediate concern to us, so I'm going to purposely blow that off. Secondly, our computer models beyond about Tuesday are a complete mess right now, so I'll explain briefly... Continue reading…

Heat, Tropics and a Mess for Next Week...

Posted September 5th, 2007 by Matt Lanza. 39 comments

Just wanted to post a brief update. Nothing too substantial. My thoughts from last night are basically the same regarding what should become Gabrielle. Let's look at that system first and then we'll get into the nuts and bolts of our weather. Atlantic System Here's the system on satellite as... Continue reading…

Summer Making a Return + Possibly Dry-Spell Buster

Posted September 4th, 2007 by Matt Lanza. 23 comments

Well we told you last week that summer wasn't going too far. Let's walk you through the forecast, as it stands now. The setup on Thursday morning looks like this. Using the European model because I like it. The top left panel is 500 mb (20,000 feet up). The top... Continue reading…

Labor Day + Ferocious Felix

Posted September 2nd, 2007 by Jill Reale. 22 comments

WOW!!! That basically sums up the weather this weekend. It was definitely a great way to finish the "unofficial" end of summer. Yet summer does not want to quit, as we will dive into in a moment. First and foremost, the all important Labor Day forecast. We will start... Continue reading…

Archives Index

Recent Entries