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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Stuck in a cloudy rut...

Posted 4 days ago by Bill Kardas. 29 comments

The last time we saw sunshine for more than half the day was Monday, December 8th.  That was 10 days ago!  Since then, a nor’easter brought rain and snow, followed by a ridiculous amount of low level moisture that stayed underneath a temperature inversion all weekend.  Another storm system arrived... Continue reading…

Mid December Break

Posted December 14th, 2014 by Jill Reale. 37 comments

A stubborn northwest flow has kept Central NY stuck in a rut all weekend long with extensive cloud cover, along with freezing drizzle, drizzle, snow showers and dense fog. This was all due to an inversion that has trapped low level moisture over the region over the past couple of days

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Slow low departure and freezing drizzle...

Posted December 12th, 2014 by Bill Kardas. 35 comments

It’s been an entire week and we’re still talking about this storm system.  It brought us rain on Tuesday (high elevation snow), snow on Wednesday, and light snow/freezing drizzle on Thursday.  Today, more light snow showers and light freezing drizzle in the forecast before the system FINALLY clears out... Continue reading…

Snor'easter so far...but snow will continue today

Posted December 10th, 2014 by Bill Kardas. 76 comments

As Adam and I suspected, warm air indeed got involved with yesterday’s nor’easter.    The high temperature topped 37° at Griffiss and STAYED ABOVE FREEZING all night.  It doesn’t matter how much snow falls, under these conditions it’s difficult to get accumulations.  We did not see much in... Continue reading…

It's In No Hurry To Leave

Posted December 8th, 2014 by Adam Musyt. 111 comments

All the latest data into the weather center continues to point to an impact from a winter storm across our area over the next few days.  The storm system will be a slow mover, and as it cuts off...

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