Your bus stop forecast for May 16

Good morning! Here is a look at your forecast at the bus stop this morning:

: 50 to 55° from Ithaca to Syracuse to Watertown and all points west. Further to the east temperatures will be between 55 and 68° with temperatures falling across eastern areas.

Wind chills
: None

Sky condition & precipitation
: Rain over central and western NY. Dry weather for the North Country and eastern NY. You can see where it is right now by checking out Interactive Doppler Radar and Triple Doppler Radar. A steady soaking rain over the Finger Lakes and portions of CNY will eventually move into the North Country and eastern areas with time this morning

What should I wear outside
?: A fall jacket and umbrella is necessary today. Of course, it is ultimately your decision on what you think you and your children should wear.

Any notable driving conditions
?: Hydroplaning and ponding of water will be likely once steady to heavy rain develops.

Special concerns
: Flash flooding is occurring right now in Penn Yan and other portions of Yates and Steuben counties. Elsewhere, I expect some localized low-lying, river, stream and lake flooding in normally flood prone areas. We will be on alert for any other flash flooding potential.

Afternoon ride home on the bus
: Soaking daylong rain should continue through the afternoon. Temperatures should be dropping into the 40°s. Wind chills may be as low as 35 to 40°. Wind: NW 10-15 MPH. The sun will set at 8:22pm.

You can stay up to date with any severe weather with these links:
-- Interactive Doppler Radar
-- Triple Doppler Radar

-- Lightning Strikes
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