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Monday’s Harvest moon is here just in time to welcome Autumn beginning this week

Summer is coming to and end this week and starting Thursday, the day after Autumn begins, the weather will be a bit cooler. Tonight, Monday, is also the full Harvest moon. It will rise at 7:23 p.m. and set at 7:15 a.m ... MORE
Harvest Moon, News, Weather
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Livingston County officials grateful no injuries after tornado touches down between Conesus, Springwater

Officials from the National Weather Service have confirmed a tornado touched down near the town of Springwater yesterday at 12:57 a.m. The severe weather event began near the town lines of Conesus and Springwater, traveling east-southeast from there with consistent tree damage ... MORE
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Tornado confirmed in Livingston County: Webster’s Crossing hit with 110 mph winds in storm

A team with the National Weather Service has confirmed that an EF1 tornado ripped through a portion of Livingston County. The tornado touched down during the early-morning hours on Monday with winds of 110 mph, according to the NWS. It moved through ... MORE
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Fall foliage can already be seen in the Catskills and Adirondack Mountains

As fall approaches, the leaves are beginning to change in the state. New York has a weekly report that tracks color changes in the leaves, and parts of the Catskills and Adirondacks have already seen their first color change in leaves. The ... MORE
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Passerby’s capture photos of waterspouts seen over Lake Ontario Tuesday

Waterspouts were spotted over Lake Ontario on Tuesday morning following lake effect rain showers and cold air moving in. Waterspouts are tornados that form over water, and if they move onto land could cause minor damage. They’re very dangerous for boaters or ... MORE
Rochester Area, Weather
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Worker for the Woodhull Highway Department became trapped inside a garage during the flood

Last Wednesday night, heavy equipment operator for the Town Highway Department, Dennis Alleger, was called into work to assist with the flood response in Woodhull. Alleger needed to move the heavy equipment to higher ground but saw the Highway Department was already ... MORE
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Hurricane Ida has hit Louisiana and is projected to move through Mississippi before making its way northeast

Last week Tropical Storm Henry wreaked havoc by dumping nine inches of rain in the tri-state area after being downgraded from a hurricane to tropical storm. On Sunday, Level 4 Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana. It was also the anniversary of ... MORE
News, Weather
How exactly does the Farmer’s Almanac predict winter of 2022?

How exactly does the Farmer’s Almanac predict winter of 2022?

As winter of 2022 grows closer, people are turning to the Farmer’s Almanac with it’s predictions for the upcoming season and how much snow we may or may not be getting. So how do they do it, and are they actually accurate? ... MORE
Environment, News, Weather
Owasco Lake flooding causes people to evacuate their homes in Moravia

Owasco Lake floods local businesses

Owasco Lake was unable to handle the amount of rain on Wednesday night into Thursday, resulting in the flooding of homes and businesses. The floodplain has seen worse floods, but one man who works at Mor-Fab Inc. says they normally have time ... MORE
Once in a very Blue Moon this weekend

Once in a very Blue Moon this weekend

A “Blue Moon” is set to rise this weekend over the Finger Lakes on Sunday. The last time we saw the astrological highlight was on October 31, 2020 or just over nine months ago. The appearance of a “Blue Moon” is a ... MORE
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Village of Tully creek flooded the wastewater treatment plant Tuesday night

Village of Tully creek flooded the wastewater treatment plant Tuesday night

The Village of Tully suffered flash flooding after the heavy rain received Tuesday night. Around 11 p.m. the mayor alerted neighbors that water from the creek was flooding into the wastewater treatment plant. The night was spent with crews in the water ... MORE
FLASH FLOOD WATCH: National Weather Service says more heavy rain coming for Finger Lakes

FLASH FLOOD WATCH: National Weather Service says more heavy rain coming for Finger Lakes

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for most of the Finger Lakes and Central New York. Cayuga, Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Steuben, Wayne, and Yates counties are all included in the watch after heavy rain on Tuesday set the ... MORE
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Farmer's Almanac and NOAA release their winter predictions for 2021-2022

Farmer’s Almanac and NOAA release their winter predictions for 2021-2022

The Farmer’s Almanac has released their prediction for the winter season, calling it a “frosty flip-flop winter.” The prediction for the Western New York Region is for a typical winter with a stormy January and tranquil February. This includes temperatures ranging from ... MORE
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NWS will send out loud, emergency alerts for severe thunderstorms to all smartphones

NWS will send out loud, emergency alerts for severe thunderstorms to all smartphones

Remember those loud weather-related warnings people get on their smartphones during the winter when there’s a Snow Squall Warning? Well, there’s one for the summer months, too. While those loud, blaring alerts have gone out for tornado warnings- a much more common ... MORE
News, Weather
How much rain fell in your town? Looking at the totals in the Finger Lakes (photos)

How much rain fell in your town? Looking at the totals in the Finger Lakes (photos)

For many the last week has felt like an eternity as heavy rounds of rain lashed the Finger Lakes. While Sunday was spent drying out- many parts of the area saw enough rain to cause damage and issues that will last into ... MORE
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