Jill Reale

Jill Reale is the StormTracker 2 meteorologist on NewsChannel 2 Daybreak, Sunrise, CW at 7am and at Noon.

Title: Meteorologist
jreale@wktv.com

Jill Reale is the StormTracker 2 meteorologist on NewsChannel 2 Daybreak, Sunrise, CW at 7am and at Noon.

Jill joined the StormTracker 2 weather team after graduating cum Laude from SUNY Albany in 2007 with a Bachelor's degree in Meteorology. Jill holds a broadcaster seal from the National Weather Association.

While attending college, Jill interned at WKTV in the summer of 2006 and at WNYT Channel 13 in Albany in the Spring of 2007. Besides interning and competing in the UAlbany and National Forecasting Contests, Jill was involved in the University Dance Council, where she served as Vice President for two years, intramural volleyball ( 6 time champions!!) and supporting the Great Danes Basketball to two NCAA tournaments (UA, U Know).

After living in New Hartford all her life, Jill has learned to love and enjoy the wild winters. She has loved watching the weather ever since she can remember, especially when there were snow days. Her most memorable weather events include the Labor Day Storm, and the 2002 Christmas Day Storm. By far, Jill enjoys the challenge and excitement of forecasting lake effect snow.

In her spare time, Jill enjoys dancing, running, jet skiing, sailing, downhill/cross country skiing, and of course, shopping.

Recent Posts by Jill Reale

Weather Alert Day for Tuesday, July 27

A strong cold front moves through late this afternoon with showers and thunderstorms

Alert days issued for Tuesday and Wednesday

There is potential for severe weather and flooding on Tuesday and Wednesday.

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Until 9PM Monday

Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued for Central NY until 9PM Monday. Remember, a watch means conditions are favorable for the severe weather event but are NOT currently happening.

Wind and Thunderstorms for Friday

Wind Advisory has been issued for Oneida, Southern Herkimer, Fulton, Montgomery, Otsego, Madison and Chenango Counties from 11AM until 8PM Friday.

Light snow continues today and tonight

Light snow from the Nor'Easter continues this morning and afternoon.

Top 3 Weather Events of 2020

Here are the top 3 weather events of 2020

Record-breaking snowfall hits parts of New York State

A large swath of the Northeast was blanketed in snow by the first major storm of the season, which smashed a decades-old snowfall record in Pennsylvania and New York.

Tropical Storm Fay may cause heavy rain in CNY tonight

Rain moves into the region late this evening into tonight. Rain may be heavy at times during the overnight, causing some minor flooding.

Heat Advisory issued for Central New York

A heat advisory has been issued for parts of Central NY for Wednesday and Thursday

Tornado Watch this evening

A strong cold front moves through the region this evening, bringing scattered thunderstorms with the possibility of some becoming severe.

New York Coronavirus Cases

County data is updated nightly.

Cases: 2373659

Reported Deaths: 54904
CountyCasesDeaths
Kings31693410717
Queens30446810139
Suffolk2263213507
Nassau2057483244
Bronx2012496686
New York1607744600
Westchester1403622327
Erie984751879
Richmond853091901
Monroe775831154
Orange54237887
Rockland50600768
Onondaga45436707
Dutchess33589483
Albany28239368
Oneida25527541
Niagara22005382
Broome21557384
Saratoga18312186
Ulster16239271
Schenectady15162214
Rensselaer13180154
Putnam1176595
Chautauqua10796155
Oswego9496100
Chemung8956144
St. Lawrence8774115
Ontario846496
Steuben8285156
Cayuga7828100
Sullivan776581
Jefferson737071
Wayne686877
Cattaraugus667596
Genesee6017127
Herkimer5937116
Tompkins588959
Clinton558534
Madison533897
Fulton523297
Livingston514066
Montgomery5023133
Cortland478369
Warren464676
Columbia4608107
Tioga436867
Chenango414886
Otsego413051
Allegany398192
Greene391983
Wyoming388454
Washington387061
Orleans358983
Franklin344415
Lewis315936
Delaware301740
Seneca244459
Schoharie205420
Essex192929
Yates138126
Schuyler126416
Hamilton4073
Unassigned12529
Out of NY0288
Utica
Clear
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Hi: 75° Lo: 48°
Feels Like: 61°
Oneonta
Clear
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Hi: 73° Lo: 45°
Feels Like: 59°
Herkimer
Clear
61° wxIcon
Hi: 77° Lo: 48°
Feels Like: 61°
Old Forge
Clear
61° wxIcon
Hi: 72° Lo: 44°
Feels Like: 61°
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