Blog Archives: October 2007

Record warmth for October...

Posted October 30th, 2007 by Bill Kardas. 30 comments

The month isn't over yet, but with tomorrow's anticipated high & low temperature of 64 & 35, we project to average the month of October at 56.7 degrees. Continue reading…

A Few Tricks, But Mostly Treats

Posted October 27th, 2007 by Jill Reale. 35 comments

If October ended today, it would end up being the 4th wettest October with 7.14" (as of 9:15 PM). Which is mind boggling, considering that a month ago we were about 5.5 inches below normal. Will we see more rain before October is over? Probably. The anticipated cold front is... Continue reading…

More Rain + Winter Weather Outlook

Posted October 25th, 2007 by Matt Lanza. 74 comments

I will post about the rain a little later here. In the meantime, our winter weather outlook is posted. Click here to check it out!... Continue reading…

Lots of Rain, and More to Come...

Posted October 23rd, 2007 by Matt Lanza. 43 comments

Well we have certainly been chipping away at the rainfall deficit here in CNY. A total of 2.34" of rain today officially. This puts at 6.13" for the month! This makes October one of the wettest tenth months on record. We're about 0.30" shy of cracking the top 10.... Continue reading…

A roller coaster of a week part two...

Posted October 21st, 2007 by Bill Kardas. 45 comments

Yesterday we focused on the record warmth that we're having today and tomorrow, so today we're going to talk about the middle and end of the week. Continue reading…

A roller coaster of a week part one...

Posted October 20th, 2007 by Bill Kardas. 8 comments

It's going to be a pretty crazy weather week here next week so we're going to make this a two part blog for today and tomorrow. Tonight, we're going to focus on the warmup we're expecting early this week. Continue reading…

Severe weather threat today...

Posted October 19th, 2007 by Bill Kardas. 69 comments

This whole forecast leverages on how our temperatures behave early this afternoon. If we stay in the 60s, the severe threat diminishes considerably. Continue reading…

Severe Weather Possible Friday...

Posted October 18th, 2007 by Matt Lanza. 32 comments

The Midwest has seen an abundant amount of severe weather over the last 48 hours. The system responsible for that will be moving east overnight tonight and tomorrow. Does this mean we see severe weather? Well as is usually the case in the Northeast, it very well could...or it could... Continue reading…

Is it Really Fall?

Posted October 16th, 2007 by Matt Lanza. 41 comments

Calvin and Hobbes think this autumn is a snoozer. So do we. And it's not changing anytime soon. We may be talking about severe thunderstorms and near record warmth (again) over the next few days. Is it really fall? Or is it still summer? Where does October stand now? We currently... Continue reading…

Looking closer at La Nina

Posted October 15th, 2007 by Matt Lanza. 17 comments

When Pat Bailey wanted to do a story on La Nina's local impacts, I did some quick number crunching based on some newer data than our previous blog entry on it. I gave a little preview in that story, but here are the cold hard facts. Just based on... Continue reading…

Snow Back in the Cards for Saturday Night

Posted October 12th, 2007 by Matt Lanza. 69 comments

Just when you think you're out, they pull you back in. Boy did things really get interesting today regarding Saturday night's forecast. For details on how this will evolve, see the previous entry. Let's focus in on that short window of opportunity for snow on the Tug Hill Saturday night.... Continue reading…

Lake Effect for the Weekend...Really Interesting!

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

With tonight's rain being rather ho hum, and the threat of any substantial snow in the high terrain all but gone, I'm going to focus on the lake effect angle for the weekend because there is a lot at play here that is good preparation for lake effect season, and... Continue reading…

What will it take to get Snow on Friday?

Posted October 9th, 2007 by Matt Lanza. 29 comments

I don't have much new to add to the forecast front regarding how the storm Thursday-Saturday will play out. So why don't we investigate what it would take to get snow this early in the season. So the first thing you need is cold. 850 mb temperatures (those at about... Continue reading…

Can We Really Go From Summer to Winter?

Posted October 8th, 2007 by Matt Lanza. 25 comments

We've got a lot to digest over the next few days regarding the coming cooldown and a potential storm system for the end of this week that could end up being a pattern changer. Let's start with what's going on. First, looking at a streamline analysis, you can get a... Continue reading…

Autumn Officially Arrives in the Weather Center

Posted October 5th, 2007 by Matt Lanza. 47 comments

As far as I'm concerned, it's not autumn until we begin scratching our heads for more than two days in a row regarding a forecast. And like the little guy to the right suggests, this is a perplexing forecast, but there is some good news. First off, how warm was it... Continue reading…

Messy Forecast and Record Heat

Posted October 3rd, 2007 by Matt Lanza. 24 comments

Central New Yorkers aren't the only ones praying for rain. Mr. Met apparently is praying for it, as well as for the baseball season to end. To that end, watch Sports Express this Friday night (especially in later segments) for the results of a Mets/Phillies bet made by myself and... Continue reading…

The First Step in Investigating Winter: La Nina

Posted October 1st, 2007 by Matt Lanza. 47 comments

So tonight I will present to you some information I found when investigating La Nina and what it means for Central New York. First, I will say this. There is one major wild card this winter as compared to last winter. The Great Lakes temperatures (at least Ontario and Erie) are... Continue reading…

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