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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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Eastern US Bracing for Major Winter Storm Read more

Eastern US Bracing for Major Winter Storm

Winter Weather Advisories, Winter Storm Watches and Winter Storm Warnings have been posted across much of the Appalachians, Mid-Atlantic and Southern New England in advance of a potent, early season, Nor'easter!

A "Double Barreled Low" Looks to Unleash 1-2 Punch for Eastern US Read more

A "Double Barreled Low" Looks to Unleash 1-2 Punch for Eastern US

It's been a while since I sat down to to a good ol' fashion weather blog. But despite all the distractions that continue to exist in the world of news and politics, I thought now was a good time to dive back into the weather universe with multiple storms on the way over the next week plus over the Eastern US with a real taste of winter for some.  

Why I'll be marching in DC on Saturday... Read more

Why I'll be marching in DC on Saturday...

While we are now all locked into the political/social/cultural ramifications of a divided, if not blatantly fraudulent, US Election that has brought even more chaos to what has already been an unbelievably chaotic 2020, relationships are literally being lost over who will be the next Commander in Chief.  So WHY are we SO divided in America right now and why I'll be marching in Washington this weekend... 


Lisa Ray's Blog!

Grateful for Tears Read more

Grateful for Tears

Day I am grateful for tears. I was wakeful all night (it did not help that my cats decided to take turns pouncing me throughout the night). I am convinced they scheme their attacks..for some reason they enjoy taunting me and peacefully leave Jeremy to dream. Don't they know I keep their food stocked and litter box clean?  Regardless of my furry visitors, I was restless...

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. 


Rochester's 7 Day Forecast

image Area Forecast Discussion
Short Range Forecast Discussion
NWS Weather Prediction Center College Park MD
234 PM EST Tue Dec 22 2020

Dec 23 2020 - 00Z Fri Dec 25 2020

...Snow and gusty winds likely across the Northern Plains and Upper Great
Lakes through early Thursday...

...Threat of damaging wind gusts and heavy rain shifts toward the eastern
third of the country by late Christmas Eve...

A surface low pressure system currently moving across the northern High
Plains is forecast to track eastward into the Upper Midwest on Wednesday,
spreading a variety of weather and hazards to the central CONUS. First,
snow is likely across the northern Plains tonight, with higher elevations
of the Northern/Central Rockies experiencing a few inches of snow as well.
Winds are expected to ramp up this evening as the surface low continues to
strengthen. High Wind Watches and Warnings are in place across much of the
northern and central High Plains.

Also on Wednesday, snow is likely on the backside of the low pressure
system for the Upper Midwest and Upper Great Lakes region. Accumulations
of several inches are expected for northern Minnesota, Wisconsin, and the
Upper Peninsula of Michigan through Thursday morning. Snow combined with
gusty winds could lead to lowering visibility and thus potentially
treacherous travel conditions. Farther south, moisture from the Gulf of
Mexico will increase on Wednesday, leading to rain and thunderstorms ahead
of the strong cold front associated with the low pressure system. Rainfall
totals of over an inch are expected for portions of the Lower Mississippi
Valley into the Tennessee Valley through Thursday morning, with strong
thunderstorms possible as well. By Thursday evening, strong winds and
heavy rain are expected to enter the central Appalachians and Northeast.
This rainfall on top of an abundance of fresh snow could lead to flooding
concerns across the region. Another concern is the added weight that rain
will put on top of homes and buildings where over a foot of snow still

In terms of temperatures, the strong cold front will bring much below
average temperatures to the central U.S. and Rockies on Wednesday.
Meanwhile, much warmer than average temperatures (by 15 to 30 degrees) are
likely into the Ohio Valley, Great Lakes, and East Coast through Thursday.
These warm temperatures throughout the Northeast will help increase the
flooding threat as fresh snowpack melts into nearby streams and rivers.

Elsewhere, with warm and dry conditions over the next couple days in the
Southern High Plains, elevated risks of fire weather are in place there.
Additionally, fire weather conditions could become critical over portions
of Southern California on Wednesday.



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