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Jeremy Kappell Jeremy Kappell

Jeremy Kappell

Meteorologist, Communicator, and Advocate for Christ

Jeremy and Lisa Ray Jeremy and Lisa Ray

Jeremy and Lisa Ray

Meteorologist, Communicator, and Advocates for Christ


A busy week of local, regional and even NATIONAL media interviews following filing of lawsuit against Mayor Lovely Warren...


A week after "the calamity" that derailed my nearly 20 year career in television meteorology, on January 15th 2019, my wife and I decided I should get back to doing what I love, THE WEATHER... and just like that, BOOM, #WxLIVE came alive!

I'm so thrilled to be able to continue to share my love for weather with so many great Rochesterians and Western New Yorkers... and the best part is that I get to do it with my truely lovely bride of 17 years by my side. 

In the heart of what we do, you'll find passion for weather, faith and community as #AKALisaRay and myself LIVE stream the program across multiple social media platforms including Facebook and YouTube. In addition to daily radar and forecast updates for Rochester and Western New York, you'll get to experience weather and family entertainment all at the same time... #Weathertainment!

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Kappell Weather Blog

Heat Advisory Issued for Western New York Read more

Heat Advisory Issued for Western New York

A duration heat wave is setting up this week with some of the hottest conditions in years.  As a result, the NWS has issued a Heat Advisory for much of the region with heat indices near 100°F at times.  

Time for a Break Read more

Time for a Break

After nearly a year and a half now of unscheduled, unscripted and unrelenting chaos, it was time for a break. Reflecting on The Calamity, Corona Virus, National Crisis and FAITH.  

Dangerous Set Up for Easter Sunday Read more

Dangerous Set Up for Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday is shaping up to be a rough day weatherwise with an outbreak of severe weather anticipated for parts of the Southeastern US.  Latest from the Storm Prediction Center...


Lisa Ray's Blog!

Grateful for Roller Coasters..Six Flags Anyone? Read more

Grateful for Roller Coasters..Six Flags Anyone?

Day 77...grateful for times of uncertainty. Ok lets be honest, I don't know many people who would openly admit they enjoy not knowing what's ahead. We make plans..whether it is a retirement plan, a 5 year plan, weekend plans or what's for dinner. As someone who enjoys planning kids' birthday parties, date nights with the hubs, or you know, can be extremely hard when life throws you something you couldn't possibly imagine..

Grateful for Hard Weeks Read more

Grateful for Hard Weeks

Day 74...Some weeks are harder than others. This was a hard week. Jeremy and I will go into But so much of this time in our life is confusing, emotionally draining, and quite honestly there are moments I feel like giving up. But as I drink my coffee today, it reads " I could give up coffee, but I'm not a quitter!" Ha! Suddle, but TRUE!

Grateful for 42 Read more

Grateful for 42

Day 70 of a grateful heart.. I kind of wish it was Day 42  just for emphasis on what an important number this is to me. On Mother's Day, our family sat down to watch a movie, its called 42...

Grateful for Ficos Read more

Grateful for Ficos

Day 67...I am grateful for the courage to go to the St. Patrick's Day Parade. It was a cold day, pretty typical in March. That morning, we were at Landon's basketball game. As we piled in the car after a fun victory, Jeremy asked us if we wanted to go to the Parade. Honestly I was very hestitant ...I was fearful. 

Day 66 Grateful for Superheros Read more

Day 66 Grateful for Superheros

Day 66 of a Grateful Heart..Today I am grateful for superheroes. As some of you may know, I LOVE a good superhero movie. One of my favorite scenes in 'Guardians of the Galaxy', is at the very end when the Guardians unite and Groot sacrifices himself for his friends. "We are Groot." Oh my gosh, it gets me every time!


Rochester's 7 Day Forecast


Area Forecast Discussion National Weather Service Buffalo NY Sun Aug 2 2020

.SYNOPSIS... A cold front will move east across the region this evening with a chance of showers and isolated thunderstorms. Unsettled weather will remain over the region for the next few days as weak disturbances pass through, while a tropical system rides up the coast.

.NEAR TERM /THROUGH MONDAY NIGHT/... Low pressure moving northeast into Southern Quebec will support some unsettled weather across the area through the first half of tonight. Most showers however will be short-lived.  A cold front south of the low will move east across the region overnight with a lowering threat for showers with time.

Another weak frontal boundary will approach the region on Monday, leaving the region in a somewhat unstable environment with daytime heating and locally generated lake breeze boundaries providing focus points for afternoon and evening convection. By Monday night, there may be some convection/and or rainfall heading toward Central NY. This would be distantly associated with tropical moisture streaming north (well) ahead of Isaias.

.SHORT TERM /TUESDAY THROUGH THURSDAY NIGHT/... A shortwave trough will traverse through the base of the upper level longwave trough Monday night into Tuesday. The shortwave will enter an area of vorticity which should promote the development of a surface low over the northern Ohio Valley before tracking northeast across the eastern Great Lakes. Meanwhile, Tropical Storm Isaias will continue its path northeast along the Eastern Seaboard entering the northern Mid-Atlantic/southern New England region Tuesday afternoon. As such, the interaction between these two surface lows will continue the likelihood for showers and storms throughout the day on Tuesday.

By Tuesday night, the two surface lows will have began to merge, which will help transition Tropical Storm Isaias to extratropical. The newly formed broad area of surface high pressure will drift northeast into New England throughout the day on Wednesday. As the low exits the region, a large area of surface high pressure will build in. While the high pressure will be knocking on our western door step, the forecast area will remain under enough of an influence from the exiting surface low to diminish the chances for showers from southwest to northeast throughout the day on Wednesday.

The aforementioned bubble of surface high pressure will push in and eventually dominate overhead of the region on Thursday, which will make for a primarily dry day and night.

Temperatures throughout the period will range in the 70s with a few places reaching 80. Cold air advection will continue behind the surface cold front on Wednesday, making it the coldest day of the period with highs ranging in the low to mid 70s. Otherwise both the opening and closing of this period (Tuesday and Thursday) will have highs that climb up into the mid to upper 70s with a few places reaching 80.

.LONG TERM /FRIDAY THROUGH SUNDAY/... During this period heights aloft will slowly increase, with temperatures at 850 hPa gradually warming. This will bring low chances for showers and thunderstorms, with day to day warming. The greatest chance for afternoon convection will be Friday - Saturday when a diminishing shortwave slowly drifts across the Eastern Great Lakes. Temperatures will average a few degrees above normal.

Stay tuned. 


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