Blog Archives: April 2011

Flooding update and more on yesterday's touchdown....

Posted April 29th, 2011 by Bill Kardas. 88 comments

An update on flooding and more details on the Frankfort tornado....

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Latest on the Flooding and the Frankfort Tornado

Posted April 28th, 2011 by Adam Musyt. 24 comments

The latest information on this morning’s tornado that affected Frankfort and surrounding areas of Herkimer County from the National Weather Service is that the storm has maximum wind speeds of 100 miles per hour, was on the... Continue reading…

Rotating storms impacting CNY

Posted April 28th, 2011 by Bill Kardas. 130 comments

A round of severe weather, a possible tornado, and many reports of flooding from the latest round of thunderstorms.

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Severe weather possible again today...

Posted April 27th, 2011 by Bill Kardas. 200 comments

Details on the potential for more storms today...

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Tools we use to track severe weather part one...

Posted April 26th, 2011 by Bill Kardas. 142 comments

A look at some of the 'must have' tools and resources that we use to track severe weather....

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Severe Weather Indices

Posted April 23rd, 2011 by Jill Reale. 47 comments

  May 1st starts off the National Weather Service’s Severe Weather Awareness Week for New York State. There has been an abundant of severe weather from the Midwest to the Southeast. As for Central NY, we have yet to touch upon severe weather this season (we... Continue reading…

Warmth Will Have to Wait

Posted April 20th, 2011 by Adam Musyt. 59 comments

Today was quite an active weather day for Central New Yorkers.  Many locales woke up early this morning to thunder and lightning and even some small hail.  South of the Valley, 70-degree temperatures occurred for a time this... Continue reading…

'Cold' enough for thunderstorms?

Posted April 20th, 2011 by Bill Kardas. 31 comments

How is it possible to get thunderstorms with temperatures in the 30s and 40s?

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Why severe weather stays out of CNY (usually)....

Posted April 19th, 2011 by Bill Kardas. 40 comments

Cool, cloudy weather seems impossible to shake here in Central New York this time of year.  Keep in mind, spring is a transitional season.  While every once in a while we can bust into the 60s and 70s with sunshine, many more days are cool, cloudy, and wet.  Higher hilltops... Continue reading…

Major Severe Weather Outbreak

Posted April 17th, 2011 by Jill Reale. 25 comments

  The past couple of days have been historic from the Great Plains to the Southeast. From Thursday to Saturday there were 243 tornado reports (some reports were from a tornado that traveled some distance) from Oklahoma to Virginia. The event started on Thursday with 23 tornadoes span style="color:... Continue reading…

Weather models...

Posted April 14th, 2011 by Bill Kardas. 68 comments

Where they come from, what they do, and how they help in weather forecasting...

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Chalk It Up To The Law of Averages

Posted April 12th, 2011 by Adam Musyt. 28 comments

An upper level storm system now centered over West Virginia will slowly move northeastward over the next 24 hours.  This area of low pressure is now bringing rain to Pennsylvania and other areas of the...

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Back to spring!

Posted April 12th, 2011 by Bill Kardas. 3 comments

Back to reality in our temperatures and a bit on severe weather....

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First round of thunderstorms for the season...

Posted April 11th, 2011 by Bill Kardas. 48 comments

Latest on today's potential thunderstorms....

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Hitching a ride on the warm train...

Posted April 8th, 2011 by Bill Kardas. 38 comments

Spring has arrived in CNY this weekend!

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Following the Jet Stream...

Posted April 6th, 2011 by Bill Kardas. 31 comments

The jet stream and why it's important...

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The transition begins...

Posted April 5th, 2011 by Bill Kardas. 32 comments

Some thoughts on the week ahead...

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April Showers Bring May Flowers

Posted April 3rd, 2011 by Jill Reale. 35 comments

  It was nice to see some sunshine after a couple days of clouds and rain. Unfortunately, those days are back in the cards starting on Monday. High clouds are beginning to filter in from the south and west this evening. Rain is already beginning to fall... Continue reading…

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