Live Updates: Severe thunderstorms, flash flooding Saturday, July 17, 2021

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Get the most comprehensive and up-to-date information on the severe weather and flash flooding threat for Saturday afternoon.[Photo by Coleen Foley]

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Several waves of scattered thunderstorms will impact the Finger Lakes throughout the afternoon with a few becoming severe.
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Areas of Concern

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This map illustrates the areas that I am most concerned about for severe thunderstorms and flash flooding this afternoon. Click to enlarge.

Morning Blog Post

Get a more in-depth look at the forecast from Monday morning’s blog post:

Warm temperatures most of the week with active mid-week weather

[Read Time- 3:04] Temperatures will peak on Wednesday before a sharp cold front moves through. Thursday will turn out chilly, but more warm air will move right back in.… Read More

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Meteorologist Drew Montreuil has been forecasting the weather in the Finger Lakes region since 2006 and has degrees in meteorology from SUNY Oswego (B.S. with Honors) and Cornell (M.S.). Drew and his wife have four young boys. When not working or playing with the boys, he is probably out for a run through the countryside.

  1. Bob

    Floods there?