Central NY Weather Blog

Our blog discusses the Central New York weather forecast, as well as how forecasts are compiled, especially in times of active weather. It is an opportunity to explain how we forecast, as well as provide a forum to answer questions from you, our readers and viewers. We hope you will be able to learn something new while here. Enjoy your time visiting! -- the WKTV Weather Team

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July Recap

Posted 12 hours ago by Bill Kardas. 0 comments

July ended up with above average rainfall and below average temperatures.  Rainfall for the month at Griffiss was 6.04" with an average high temperature of 78.7° and an average low temperature of 58.1°.  Temperatures averaged about 1.8° below average.  Neither rainfall nor temperature records were close to making a top... Continue reading…

Quick taste of fall, then back to summer...

Posted 4 days ago by Bill Kardas. 15 comments

Yesterday’s weather was miserable for July standards.  Clouds and rain just about the entire day, with highs only in the upper 60s.  The official high at Griffiss was 68°, three degrees shy of the all time lowest high temperature for the date (set in 1981).  We can thank a potent...

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Baseball Hall of Fame Induction Weekend

Posted 6 days ago by Jill Reale. 18 comments

...It has been a very busy weekend across Central NY, from the Honor America Days in Rome to the Great American Irish Festival in Frankfort. But more than 50,000 people are heading to Cooperstown tomorrow for the 75th Induction Ceremony to the Baseball Hall of Fame. With the ceremony happening outside, all eyes are on the forecast.

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Severe Weather in CNY

Posted July 14th, 2014 by Jill Reale. 43 comments

If I got a nickel for every time I heard someone say that tornadoes never happen in Central NY or NY state, I would be rich (even the governor would have to pay me!). According to the National Climate and Data Center, NY State averages 10 tornadoes per year since...

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Strong storms possible again today...

Posted July 8th, 2014 by Bill Kardas. 33 comments

It’s been an active couple of weeks in CNY and today looks like another potentially active day.  Here are the highlights: Timing – mid to late afternoon (3-5pm) Location – our entire viewing area is under risk Impact – Strong wind, heavy rain, possible isolated tornadoes Details:br... Continue reading…

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