Wet weather continues

Our cool, unsettled weather pattern continues.

Posted: May 4, 2021 5:45 PM
Updated: May 4, 2021 5:46 PM

It feels like the entire spring has been a soaker. While that's true for the most recent past, it's not the case for all of spring. We are in the middle of a wet stretch of weather. In fact, 17 of the past 21 days reported rain in Central New York. This particular stretch of weather totals 4.37" at Griffiss in Rome. This is about 30% above average for this time period.

The bigger picture reveals a different story. Only 0.1" of rain fell the previous 2 weeks, with rainfall rates more than 50% behind average in March. Total rainfall is still behind average for 2021.

Going forward, we are expecting to play catch up with rainfall in Central New York. Low pressure will swing through the region tonight and bring widespread light rain overnight as well as tomorrow morning. An additional 0.5-1" of rain is possible with the heaviest falling south of the Mohawk Valley.

A break from the rain is expected on Thursday, with a return to sunshine.  More rain returns on Friday and Saturday, but total rainfall amounts look to be less than 0.5".  

New York Coronavirus Cases

County data is updated nightly.

Cases: 2111162

Reported Deaths: 53597
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Kings28073410464
Queens2774519962
Suffolk2011393400
Nassau1837273176
Bronx1836646583
New York1383674505
Westchester1297062291
Erie896031809
Richmond750301840
Monroe690351111
Orange48330843
Rockland46958963
Onondaga38960677
Dutchess29478445
Albany24708356
Oneida22633516
Niagara20045374
Broome18630366
Saratoga15379168
Ulster13915257
Schenectady13207205
Rensselaer11232143
Putnam1062192
Chautauqua8957145
Chemung7772136
Oswego762692
Ontario740893
Steuben6957145
Sullivan667676
St. Lawrence664497
Cayuga633892
Jefferson614968
Wayne578370
Cattaraugus572391
Genesee5436124
Herkimer5191109
Clinton483733
Madison456489
Livingston452360
Fulton442391
Tompkins435052
Montgomery4254127
Columbia4065104
Cortland392763
Tioga383163
Warren366057
Wyoming358353
Allegany355887
Chenango350476
Otsego346347
Greene340379
Washington316255
Orleans312083
Lewis281036
Franklin256312
Delaware238538
Seneca201156
Schoharie169217
Essex159326
Yates117926
Schuyler108014
Hamilton3132
Unassigned9717
Out of NY0250
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