Warm weather and rain on the way

Rain and mild temperatures are on the way heading into the weekend.

Posted: Apr 18, 2019 5:05 PM

A flood watch is in effect for most of Central New York for Friday night into Saturday. The NWS in Albany has a flood watch in effect, while the NWS in Binghamton has a flash flood watch. The only difference between the two is based on the type of flooding expected. A flood watch favors stream and river flooding, while a flash flood watch favors poor drainage areas. The bottom line is expect the potential for issues on Friday night into Saturday.

Before the unsettled weather arrives, the weather is expected to turn very mild. Temperatures on Friday look to surge into the 70s! This will likely be the warmest day of the spring, so far. Heavy rain returns Friday evening, becoming heaviest Friday night. Thunder is possible in the heaviest bands of rain too, with 1-2" of rainfall accumulation possible.

New York Coronavirus Cases

County data is updated nightly.

Cases: 1670716

Reported Deaths: 48049
CountyCasesDeaths
Queens2149058858
Kings2143669200
Suffolk1645393105
Nassau1505382935
Bronx1465595920
Westchester1090382116
New York1054913954
Erie660591610
Richmond578951590
Monroe52990993
Rockland39149895
Orange37631730
Onondaga32606634
Dutchess22678410
Albany21030333
Oneida19829480
Niagara15404312
Broome15169336
Saratoga12095145
Schenectady10946178
Ulster10206229
Rensselaer9124132
Putnam846086
Chautauqua7379123
Chemung6454130
Oswego606089
Ontario585889
St. Lawrence562289
Steuben5545138
Cayuga540689
Jefferson485263
Sullivan482260
Herkimer4578107
Wayne451065
Cattaraugus445876
Genesee4450118
Madison386985
Clinton370426
Livingston357656
Tompkins348942
Columbia342596
Fulton338984
Montgomery3219107
Cortland319260
Allegany291381
Warren287255
Wyoming285349
Tioga282656
Greene268271
Orleans246381
Chenango246170
Otsego240243
Washington236652
Franklin212012
Lewis208030
Seneca163253
Delaware154333
Essex135626
Schoharie122913
Yates101726
Schuyler87012
Hamilton2852
Unassigned182118
Out of NY0193
Rome
Cloudy
15° wxIcon
Hi: 25° Lo: 10°
Feels Like: 3°
Binghamton
Cloudy
21° wxIcon
Hi: 25° Lo: 11°
Feels Like: 11°
Rome
Mostly Cloudy
15° wxIcon
Hi: 27° Lo: 12°
Feels Like: 3°
Rome
Cloudy
15° wxIcon
Hi: 20° Lo: 3°
Feels Like: 3°
WKTV Radar
WKTV Temperatures
WKTV Severe Weather
Foodie Fridays Rosa's 50% 0ff - Now thru March 18
Submit your Mutt Madness Picture through March 10th
March into Beautiful Skin Giveaway
Under 100 2021 Golf Cards left!
Saluting Those Who Are Proud 2 Serve