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First Alert Weather: Dry day Saturday, cold front approaches with strong storm chance

First Alert Weather: Dry day Saturday, cold front approaches with strong storm chance


Yellow Alert issued for Sunday afternoon

Yellow Alert issued for Sunday afternoon


Tornado and wind reports in Ohio and Pennsylvania Thursday

First Alert Weather: Crisp & cool start to Saturday, then a split weekend

Alaskan earthquake felt locally by seismograph

First Alert Weather: Scattered showers tonight, cool air Friday

The main area of rain from Thursday is long gone, but a cold front will allow cooler air to pour in aloft.


Wildfire smoke clouds sky, hurts air quality on East Coast

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Smoke and ash from massive wildfires in the American West clouded the sky and led to air quality alerts Wednesday on parts of the East Coast as the effects of the blazes were felt 2,500 miles (4,023 kilometers) away.


First Alert Weather: Thunder returns Thursday

A beautiful Wednesday will be replaced by another round of rain and a few storms on Thursday.


First Alert Weather: Drier Wednesday, before a few more storms Thursday

The round of rain and storms that rolled through Rochester Tuesday afternoon went on to produce some damage east of us, but we escaped the main severe threat.


Yellow Alert expires this evening

The timing for the storms will be noon to 4 p.m. with a potential second round of thunder early this evening before skies clear tonight.


First Alert Weather: Several rounds of storms this week

Our last Monday of July was a beautiful one, with classic summer warmth and dry weather.


First Alert Weather: Hazy sunshine Monday

You may have noticed a bit of a haze in the sky on Sunday. This is from continued wildfires that are burning in central Canada, and we will see this again on Monday.


First Alert Weather: A few overnight storms

A warm front moving through this evening will bring more mugginess to the air once again, as dew points rise through the 60s, along with a few light showers.


How to stay healthy if wildfire smoke drops the air quality again over this weekend

The bulk of the wildfire smoke we have seen this season has been due to the fires over Canada, and another round of wildfire smoke is forecasted to return to Rochester this weekend.


Good Question: Has it been windier in Rochester?

The First Alert weather team and meteorologist Alex Bielfeld looked into the trends going back decades.