Frozen FLX: Latest winter weather info

The Finger Lakes is will feel more like the arctic circle for the next several days. Here are the latest details, local information, and tips for coping with the coldest stretch of weather we’ve experienced in over a year.Local Cancellations and PostponementsWarnings & AdvisoriesA wind chill warning in effect until noon Friday. A wind chill watch in effect from late Saturday night through Monday morning.Local Weather Center Forecast TodayMostly cloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow showers. Cold with highs zero to 5 above. West winds 10 to 15 mph… diminishing to 5 to 10 mph. Wind chill values as low as 20 below. TonightCloudy. A chance of snow showers overnight. Cold. Early evening lows zero to 5 above…then temperatures rising to between 10 and 15. Light winds…becoming south 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow 50 percent. SaturdaySnow showers. Cold with highs in the lower 20s. Southwest winds 10 to 15 mph. Chance of snow near 100 percent.Saturday NightSnow showers. Cold with lows ranging from around 10 below on the hilltops to around 5 below across the lower elevations. Northwest winds 15 to 20 mph with gusts up to 35 mph. Chance of snow 90 percent. SundaySnow showers likely. Highs zero to 5 below. Chance of snow 70 percent.Sunday NightCloudy with a 50 percent chance of snow showers. Lows 5 below to 10 below zero. MondayPartly sunny with a 30 percent chance of snow showers. Highs 5 to 10 above.Monday NightMostly cloudy. A chance of flurries. Lows zero to 5 above. TuesdayCloudy with a 30 percent chance of snow showers. Highs in the mid 20s.For the latest local forecast and live radar images visit the FingerLakes1.com FingerLakes1.com Local Weather Center.Around The Web5 of the most miserable days in local historyIt’ll be no weather for a picnic this weekend, but take heart: Things could be worse. Much worse. Here are five days that Rochesterians should be glad to have behind them. D&CDeep Freeze Sets InA deep freeze set in across the area late Thursday afternoon and in just a couple hours it went from a brisk chill to a quivering cold. WHAMPolice: Don’t leave your vehicle while waiting for it to warm upIn extreme cold, you may feel like starting your car and leaving it to let it warm up before heading out. But police say that can result in your car being stolen and they are warning drivers to avoid leaving their vehicles running. WHECProtecting your devices from the coldYou may have had phone trouble in the bitter cold, but other electronics could be damaged in the weather. We asked a local company about the risk for damage and found out how you can protect your property. WHEC

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