weather

9:35pm

Mon October 29, 2012
Regional Coverage

Jefferson County prepares for high winds, waves, power outages

Workers hoist a boat out of the water for dry winter storage at Harbor's End Marina in Henderson, Jefferson County.
Credit Joanna Richards

As the wind began picking up Monday afternoon in Jefferson County, residents and officials were preparing for the high winds and water along shorelines expected from Hurricane Sandy.

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7:02pm

Mon October 29, 2012
Weather

Why some people ignore weather warnings

Credit Screen shot / Weather Underground

Just like the weather, human beings can be unpredictable.

With memories of overblown predictions regarding Hurricane Irene’s impact on the New York City area last year, some people aren’t taking Sandy that seriously. But this disconnect between forecast data and human behavior can be dangerous.

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12:46pm

Mon October 29, 2012
Weather

Sandy blows into upstate New York with high winds, rain

Credit screen shot / Weather Underground

Below is WRVO's coverage of the first day of Hurricane Sandy's impact on upstate New York. Later coverage can be found here.

Updated, 9:30 p.m.:

WRVO's Joanna Richards is reporting tonight on preparations being made in the North Country's Jefferson County. Here's an excerpt of her report:

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8:06am

Mon October 29, 2012
Weather

Cuomo urges New Yorkers not to take Sandy "lightly"

Governor Cuomo spent Sunday traveling from Long Island to the Adirondacks, informing New Yorkers of storm preparation and warning everyone to use common sense and be careful.

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3:31pm

Sun October 28, 2012
Weather

Sandy will bring high winds and rain to region starting Monday

Credit Screen shot / National Weather Service

The massive storm system associated with Hurricane Sandy is scheduled to bring high winds and heavy rain to upstate New York starting Monday.

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4:09pm

Fri July 27, 2012
Regional Coverage

Storm update: Preliminary findings confirm tornado in Elmira

After Thursday's severe thunderstorms, thousands in the Southern Tier and Mid-Hudson regions continue to recover from the heavy winds. The National Weather Service says a tornado caused some of the damage.

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4:09pm

Wed July 25, 2012
Regional Coverage

Dry weather means fewer mosquitos in central New York

Though the dry weather is causing hardships for some, there is at least one benefit -- mosquito populations are down in central New York.

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3:53pm

Thu May 24, 2012
-Nature of Things

Understanding Thunderstorms

John Weeks broadcasts from the middle of a thunderstorm. Weeks explains the science behind thunder, lighting and storm clouds while describing how people throughout history have made sense of them.

12:37pm

Wed April 25, 2012
Regional Coverage

How odd weather is hurting New York fruit growers

An early warm spell this year led to early buds. A severe cold snap followed shortly thereafter. On the heels of a freak snowstorm, upstate fruit growers are now waiting to find out how much damage has been done.
Matt Richmond WSKG

The apple crop in New York is the second-largest in the country, behind only Washington State. Cherries, peaches, apricots and grapes are also big business in New York.

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10:31am

Tue April 3, 2012
-Nature of Things

100 Miles Of Spring

John Weeks talks about animal preparations for Spring and how they react to Oswego's different  weather daily. He also discusses birds' arrival in spring g from his own experiences, including the Woodcock.

 

Originally aired on April 3rd, 1987.

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10:21am

Tue April 3, 2012
-Nature of Things

Evidence of Spring

John Weeks talk about the signs of spring and the plants and trees on a weekend to the woods, full of water fountains, birds and unique tree stumps."

 

Originally aired, April 4th, 1295

10:11am

Mon February 27, 2012
-New York Ski Report

Ski Conditions for February 27th, 2012

Ski area report for New York

10:09am

Fri February 17, 2012
-New York Ski Report

Ski Conditions February 17th, 2012

Ski area conditions across New York.

8:53am

Wed February 15, 2012
-New York Ski Report

Ski forecast for February 15, 2012

Ski area conditions across New York for February 15th

10:09am

Wed January 25, 2012
-New York Ski Report

Ski Report for January 25th, 2012

Ski area forecast for January 25th provided by Ski Areas of New York

9:50am

Mon January 16, 2012
-New York Ski Report

Ski Report for January 16th, 2012

Ski area conditions provided by Ski Areas of New York

9:29am

Fri January 13, 2012
-New York Ski Report

Ski Report for January 13, 2012

Ski area conditions around New York. This report provided by Ski Areas of New York.

10:03am

Thu January 12, 2012
-New York Ski Report

Ski Report for January 12, 2012

Ski conditions provided by Ski Areas of New York

9:36am

Wed January 11, 2012
-New York Ski Report

Ski report for January 11, 2012

Conditions at ski areas in New York provided by Ski Areas of New York

7:26am

Mon January 9, 2012
-New York Ski Report

Ski Conditions for January 9th, 2012

New York ski area conditions provided by Ski Areas of New York.

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1:13pm

Sun January 8, 2012
-New York Ski Report

Ski Report for January 8th, 2012

Conditions at ski areas around New York provided by Ski Areas of New York

1:47pm

Sat January 7, 2012
-New York Ski Report

Ski Report January 7th, 2012

Conditions at ski areas around New York provided by Ski Areas of New York.

 

 

1:34pm

Fri December 16, 2011
Regional Coverage

Snow Scarcity at Nearby Ski Areas

Song Mountain Ski Resort owner Peter Harris predicts people will be skiing by Christmas.

"Everybody’s chomping at the bit, this time of year people are sick of golfing, they want to go skiing."

Peter says even without the natural snow, they just need a few days of sustained cold to cover the trails with man-made flakes.  He says they can definitely catch up on business.

"I’m certainly optimistic, it’s my 26th year in the business. Some winters start really early and end with a whimper, and other years start late and end with a bang."

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