Blog Archives: August 2012

Once in a blue moon...

Posted August 31st, 2012 by Bill Kardas. 26 comments

The blue moon rises tonight!  No, it’s not actually going to be blue…most of us define a blue moon as the second full moon in the month.  The original definition of a blue moon is the second full moon in a season containing four moons.  Confusing?  With the original definition... Continue reading…

Isaac, where are you going?

Posted August 29th, 2012 by Bill Kardas. 23 comments

Isaac made landfall twice this morning in Louisiana.  As of 11am, it is still considered a hurricane, and will likely produce very heavy rainfall over the next 24 hours along with strong wind.  Already getting reports of almost 10" of rain and the storm is about half over (Irene produced...

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Smooth sailing for now...

Posted August 24th, 2012 by Bill Kardas. 45 comments

It’s been an amazing stretch of weather recently.  Late August has been dry, sunny, and warm.  As we head into the final full week of summer, the weather will continue to stay this way.  Our average high has now settled back into the mid 70s (between 75-77 through the end... Continue reading…

A Quiet (somewhat) Week Ahead

Posted August 19th, 2012 by Jill Reale. 48 comments

A beautiful, somewhat fall-like, weekend across Central NY with some unseasonable chilly temperatures this morning. Here are some of the overnight lows: Saranac Lake: 34° Glenmore & Gray Res.: 36° Boonville/Davenport: 40° Curtis Corners: 41° Sherburne/Old Forge: 42° West Winfield/W’boro/Westdale: 43° Westmoreland: 44° Rome/Northwestern: 46° Needless... Continue reading…

From Active to....Autumn?

Posted August 14th, 2012 by Adam Musyt. 52 comments

It was an active evening all across Central New York as a squall line crossed the region.  The thunderstorms and downpours produced heavy rainfall and frequent lightning.  Even a tornado warning was issued thanks to a...

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Back to typical CNY summer...

Posted August 13th, 2012 by Bill Kardas. 36 comments

Looking forward...

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Record Year of Northeast (so far

Posted August 7th, 2012 by Jill Reale. 86 comments

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TGIF-cast!

Posted August 3rd, 2012 by Bill Kardas. 97 comments

The weekend is almost here, and it looks like it will be another HOT one!  A weak cold front will limp in from the north today and bring us the chance for a few scattered showers and thunderstorms.  There will be enough instability in the atmosphere to generate some... Continue reading…

July don't lie...

Posted August 1st, 2012 by Bill Kardas. 44 comments

It has been a hot summer, and the July stats show that nicely.  The average high temperature was a whopping 85° (almost 5 degrees above average) with an average low of 61° (1 degree above average).  The overall average of 73.2° marks the 7th warmest July on record.  The last... Continue reading…

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