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Comfortable, calm weather returns to the FLX on Wednesday

Comfortable, calm weather returns to the FLX on Wednesday
The cold front and low pressure system that brought the risk for severe storms on Tuesday has cleared the Finger Lakes region. Clouds associated with the front will remain in the vicinity for much of Wednesday. A shower across the southern Finger Lakes and Southern Tier cannot be totally ruled out either. Generally speaking though, the weather on Wednesday will... more

Parts of FLX placed into ‘Extreme Drought’ category, even after weekend rains

For the first time since the Drought Monitor began in 2000, Level 3 (Extreme) Drought has shown up in the Finger Lakes. This is the 2nd worst possible classification of drought. Two areas, accounting for a little over 6% of New York State, have been placed into Level 3 Drought. Read More more

Spotty storm possible on Sunday, but widespread severe weather event ‘unlikely’ in FLX

Spotty storm possible on Sunday, but widespread severe weather event ‘unlikely’ in FLX
The weekend will start with some warm, humid weather on Friday and Saturday – but by Sunday big changes are expected for the region as a whole. While the Finger Lakes has enjoyed significant, and above average temperatures for much of the last month – with some spotty severe weather – the weekend could bring much needed rain into the... more

That late summer feel in the FLX early this week

That late summer feel in the FLX early this week
The cold front that moved through the Finger Lakes on Sunday brought more than just some needed rain with it. Cooler temperatures have set up over the Finger Lakes in one of the most significant reprieves from the seemingly endless supply of heat and humidity. Get the latest forecast at the FingerLakes1.com Local Weather Center Read more from FLXWeather.com more

NY Gaming Commission allows DraftKings, FanDuel to resume operations in state

A handful of daily fantasy sports websites, including industry leaders DraftKings and FanDuel, have been granted temporary permits to continue operating in New York — just in time for the 2016 NFL season. Read more from the Auburn Citizen more

Mettler Toledo exiting the region, taking 185 jobs with it

The already shrinking manufacturing sector here in the Finger Lakes just got smaller by 185 jobs. This week it was announced that Mettler Toledo would be building a $30 million dollar facility, bringing 500 new jobs to a location in Pasco County. The Tampa Bay Times reports that the 250,000-square-foot facility will be located near Tampa. Mettler Toledo Safeline has... more

Judge says ex-Assembly Speaker Silver can remain free for now

A judge says former New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver can remain free until at least late October while he appeals his conviction and 12-year prison sentence. Manhattan federal Judge Valerie Caproni issued an order Thursday. The 72-year-old Democrat was convicted last year in a $5 million corruption scandal. Read more from WHEC. more

Drought in the Finger Lakes continues; rain does little to ease deficit

Drought in the Finger Lakes continues; rain does little to ease deficit
The drought status map for the Finger Lakes remains unchanged this week. Drought Status The drought in the Finger Lakes persists, with no changes made by the US Drought Monitor in their weekly update. Level 3 (Extreme) Drought continues across most of the Finger Lakes. For the latest local forecast and live radar images visit the FingerLakes1.com FingerLakes1.com Local Weather... more

Skies clear for nice start to the weekend in the FLX

Skies clear for nice start to the weekend in the FLX
A weak front has been making its way across the Finger Lakes early Friday morning. A few showers were triggered along the front over the southeastern Finger Lakes. These showers are already departing the region and no further precipitation is expected today. Clouds will likely linger into the later morning hours, but as high pressure builds in from the north,... more

Syracuse Class of 2017 target Alex O’Connell commits to Duke

Alex O'Connell, a target in Syracuse's Class of 2017, verbally committed to Duke on Friday. The 6-foot-6 shooting guard, a four-star prospect, verbally committed to Duke on Friday, a few days after he was offered by Mike Krzyzewski. O'Connell, who plays for Milton (Ga.) High School, had been scheduled for an official visit to Syracuse on Sept. 16. O'Connell announced... more

Syracuse announces ‘discounted’ basketball season tickets for 2016-17

The tickets are located in specific sections of the Carrier Dome; young SU grads, too, can get a pricing break. The sections to which the discounts apply are specific: A third-level season ticket between sections 318 and 319 can be purchased for $250, a figure the university said was a "significant discount from the previous starting point of $500." Recent... more

Eric Dungey has potential to be great with Dino Babers

He flashed enough potential in eight games last season to tantalize the fan base into believing the QB's marriage with his new coach could eventually result in shattered records and more wins. The phone call came 24 hours after Eric Dungey absorbed another shot to the head, the final interlude to a season laced with eye-opening moments that have some... more

FLX Politics: Why are so few staying in New York?

This week the New York State Comptroller’s Office announced that growth is slow in upstate. Upstate is too often an afterthought. Something those downstate, including elected officials, cannot be bothered to think about – as economics continue to stall out across the state. Life is good for some in upstate – as those in the Finger Lakes carry the undue... more

#ICYMI in the Finger Lakes: Top stories from Aug. 21-28

It was a busy week in the FingerLakes1.com newsroom, as quickly developing news stories turned tragic – highlighting a number of concerns those living in the Finger Lakes have expressed. Whether it involved swimmer safety, concerns around heroin, or a recent uptick in car accidents – there was plenty going on. Here are the top stories from August 21-28, according... more

More comfortable weather in the FLX this week

More comfortable weather in the FLX this week
The weather this week can easily be divided into two distinct periods: Monday through Wednesday, and Thursday through Saturday. Ironically, the division coincides with the changing of the month from August to September. In the meteorological world, this is also the changing of the seasons, with meteorological autumn beginning on September 1. The first half of the week will have... more
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