Blog Archives: July 2014

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

Posted July 29th, 2014 by Bill Kardas. 25 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 July 26th, 2014 by Jill Reale. 35 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. 69 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. 42 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. 21 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. 43 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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