Weather Articles

Business, Central New York, Community, Environment, Syracuse, Weather

Does a Seasonal or Pay-Per-Plow Contract Make More Sense for CNY Businesses?

By , BDJ 664.02

By Brooke Meenachan EAST SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) – When snow starts piling up this winter, businesses need a plan to get rid of it. Syracuse is the snowiest major city in the country, but received only 70 inches of snow last year. The average is more than 100 inches. So, deciding to choose a seasonal contract […]

Continue Reading »


Record Breaking Cold Weather Expected in CNY

By , BDJ 364.01

By Faith Cain SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Temperatures dropped significantly Friday night with a low of 15 degrees. Syracuse is experiencing a cold front this weekend for the first this season a little earlier than normal according to meteorologists. National Weather Service meteorologist, Robert Mundschenk warns the Syracuse area for a quick drop in […]

Continue Reading »

storm drain
Central New York, Community, Environment, Syracuse, Weather

Tropical Storm Philippe Causes Flooding and High Winds in Syracuse

By , BDJ 465.03

Kennedy Crenshaw SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — Tropical Storm Philippe made its way up the East Coast, leaving flooding and power outages along its path. Central New Yorkers were spared major damage, but a number of areas in Syracuse saw some flooding and minor power outages. After two days of thunderstorms, Syracuse got over 2 1/2 […]

Continue Reading »

Government, Weather

Local Scientist Opposes Trump’s NOAA Pick, Privatization Of Weather Data

By , BDJ 364.01

Listen to learn why Syracuse University Professor Daniel Curewitz opposes President Trump’s pick to lead NOAA.   By Jack Watson SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) — Barry Myers, the CEO of Accuweather, was chosen last week by President Donald Trump to lead the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, a choice that prompted controversy among scientists. Syracuse University […]

Continue Reading »

Agriculture, Central New York, Weather

Central New York’s Warm Fall Is Impacting Fall Activities

By , BDJ 664.01

By Alison Caliguire SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – Katie’s Pumpkin Patch in Baldwinsville is celebrating its 20th year of operation. Before it became Katie’s Pumpkin Patch, it was a wholesale pumpkin farm. As a self-serve pumpkin patch, owner David Hafner said it’s much easier. “You don’t have to lift every pumpkin, or get guys in and […]

Continue Reading »

Central New York, Community, International, race, safety, Weather

Family Welcomes Puerto Rican Relatives to Syracuse

By , BDJ 364.02

By Darianny Abreu SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC NEWS) — Mia Fernandez and her grandmother arrived in Syracuse Tuesday night to reunite with some of their loved ones after a week of living without enough food, water, gas and electricity. Fernandez said her and her grandmother stayed up all night, unable to sleep while hurricane Maria flooded […]

Continue Reading »

Central New York, Environment, tourism, Weather

Autumn heat wave in CNY has affected attendance at local facilities

By , BDJ 364.03

Listen here to find out how the recent heat wave positively impacted local institutions. By Zachary Levine SYRACUSE, N.Y. (NCC News) – This September’s record-breaking heat brought people outside in droves, as they looked to enjoy one last dose of summer weather. Parks and businesses alike benefited from the early autumn heat, as they experienced […]

Continue Reading »

Central New York, Public Safety, Weather

Storm Causes 14,000 Homes and Businesses to Lose Power

By , BDJ 663.02

By Zach Staton SYRACUSE (NCC News) – What usually is a little summer rain turned into a dangerous storm. Monday’s thunderstorm left nearly 14,000 homes and businesses in Central New York without power.  According to, Onondaga County 911 received over 100 phone calls about uprooted trees and knocked down various telephone poles. “Two specific areas […]

Continue Reading »