Patrick Budd joins us to talk about the on-going upgrades at Empire Dragway, giving proof there’s no such thing as a off-season anymore!
Join Jessica Lahr, Jim Sinicropi and Josh Durso to round-up your week and look ahead to the weekend here in the Finger Lakes. Get your weekend events, sports and weather outlook, take a look at the top local news stories of the week, and check out our favorite local photos from the past few days. Also, we let you know why the National Weather Service is changing the way they issue winter storm alerts and warnings…
How big a deal is weather hype in the world of forecasting?
Well for anyone who has seen or experienced those over-hyped forecasts, it can be a challenge. It interferes with plans, creates unneessary worry, and all the while — does so for the gain of clicks, traffic, or recognition.
For forecasters like FLX Weather Founder and Meteorologist Drew Montreuil combating against ‘weather hype’ has become a mantra. It fuels the business venture he started over a decade ago, which has grown into one of the largest, most-trusted sources for forecasting in the region.
On Friday, Montreuil was in-studio talking about forecasting, the challenges around it, weather hype, and even some changes to the National Weather Service warning system.
On Wednesday’s edition of the Debrief Podcast Jackie Augustine and Josh Durso dive into election results, ballot measures, the budget process in Seneca Falls as the Town Board weighs usage of landfill revenue, a newly hired Director of Public Works in Seneca County, and disaster declaration along the shores of Lake Ontario.