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NOAA says warmer, wetter winter ahead: Predicts opposite of Farmer’s Almanac

Climate experts at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, or NOAA, are giving an outlook for winter. How much rain and snow will fall? What will temperatures be like this winter? All of those questions and more were answered as NOAA forecasts ... MORE
Farmer's Almanac, NOAA, Top, Weather
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NOAA announces La Nina is here, what does this mean?

La Niña has arrived and is expected to stay for the remainder of the winter. So what does this mean for winter 2021-22? La Niña happens when sea surface temperatures are colder than normal in the tropical part of the Pacific Ocean ... MORE
La Nina, NOAA, Weather
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Storms like summer, damp and dreary like fall: Weekend forecast has it all in Finger Lakes

The weekend isn’t going to be a washout, but the forecast isn’t as kind as it has been in recent days. In fact, for the first time in close to two weeks – the Finger Lakes region will see a significant shift ... MORE
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Skaneateles, Union Springs, Owasco get rare ‘tornado warning’ as storms roll through Friday

It doesn’t happen very often, but once in a while a tornado warning is issued in Upstate New York. Throughout the day forecasters warned of possible strong or severe storms – even an outlier supercell that could spin up enough rotation to ... MORE
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Meteorologists join Farmer’s Almanac predicting cold, snowy winter that begins in November

Winter is coming sooner than expected for the northeast. October has been spent with lots of sunshine and temperatures ‘above normal’ for a vast majority of the northeast. Next month that changes, according to Accuweather Senior Meteorologist Paul Pastelok. Last month it ... MORE
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The overnight frosts may stay away for a bit longer as we head into October

It appears that warmer weather will be around for a bit in October, helping to keep the frost away from Central New York for a bit longer. Last September was one of the warmest September’s on record. With the jet stream not ... MORE
Syracuse Area, Weather
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Don’t worry, there will be plenty of lake effect snow this winter

Accuweather has released their seasonal forecast, and it looks like the area may be getting slammed with above average snowfall for the 2021-22 winter season. The temperatures are predicted to be below normal with 25-50% more snow this year between Minnesota and ... MORE
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Can these signs from nature tell us if a bad winter is coming for 2022?

Before there were high-tech options to attempt to predict the winter ahead, people had to rely on the things around them in nature to  be able to see what the season ahead may look like. They used different things that many would ... MORE
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Wednesday morning waterspouts formed over Lake Ontario

Lake Ontario had waterspouts above it due to the weather conditions on Wednesday morning. While watersports look like little tornados, they are formed very differently. When cold air crosses over warm water is causes the air to rise, forming moisture in the ... MORE
Rochester Area, Weather
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Farmer’s Almanac predicts cold, snowy winter: How long will it last?

Fall is here, but for many winter is right around the corner. And that means snow. What about the Old Farmer’s Almanac? What does that say about this winter and how much snow the Northeast will see? Most of the country is ... MORE
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New York might see its first frost of the season overnight into Friday

The Southern Tier may see the first frost of the season Friday morning. The weather was noticeably colder this week, and if the temperature drops below 32 degrees tonight, those areas may see a frost first thing in the morning. The Southern ... MORE
News, Steuben County, Weather
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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