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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Severe Weather in CNY

Posted July 14th, 2014 by Jill Reale. 31 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. 31 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…

Straight Line Winds vs. Tornadoes

Posted July 5th, 2014 by Jill Reale. 12 comments

...There has been some confusion on social media over the past several days on why the damage in Madison, Herkimer and Montgomery Counties from Thursday’s severe weather were not from a tornado but were actually from straight line winds.

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Strong storms part two

Posted July 2nd, 2014 by Bill Kardas. 35 comments

The latest information on another risk for severe weather this afternoon in CNY.

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What we're watching over the next few days...

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