SYRACUSE (WRVO) - Republican senators have proposed a state budget for this year that includes $3 million towards helping upstate farmers recover from last summer’s drought, the worst the state has seen in decades. In some cases, the dry summer weather resulted in the loss of entire crops.

How Warm Was Winter On The Great Lakes? Plenty Warm

Mar 27, 2017
Dave Rosenthal / Great Lakes Today

BUFFALO (Great Lakes Today) - A new report sums up the crazy winter that brought unusually warm temperatures to the Great Lakes region -- as well as some brutal Lake Effect snowstorms. 


SYRACUSE (WRVO) - The joint effort between New York state and officials in Oneida County to recover from this week's massive snowstorm continue, but some lawmakers say the recovery was hampered by an inaccurate weather forecast that wasted precious time and resources. 

Bret Jaspers / WSKG News

On Wednesday, Binghamton and Southern Tier residents woke up to Day Two of a record-setting winter snowstorm.

Tim Lambert/WITF

HARRISBURG (WSKG) -- Snow has stopped falling for the most part, and roads have re-opened across Pennsylvania. But, it looks as though state lawmakers may take a little more time to get up and running again. Committee meetings remain cancelled for the rest of the week. 

Recapping Winter Storm's Impacts On Pennsylvania

Mar 15, 2017
Matt Slocum / AP Photo

KEYSTONE CROSSROADS - The pre-spring storm prompted a wide swath of snow emergencies, cancellations and travel warnings. But it certainly wasn't as blizzard-like and disrupting as weather prognosticators anticipated. 

AP Photo/Mel Evans

HARRISBURG (WSKG) -- The massive snowstorm that held much of Central and Eastern Pennsylvania captive for nearly a full day may have died down, but the Wolf administration has said the commonwealth isn't quite out of the woods yet. 

Air Travelers Cope With Cancellations, Delays

Mar 14, 2017
Caitlin Whyte / WXXI

ROCHESTER (WXXI) - n anticipation of the northeastern snow storm, thousands of flights across the country were canceled or delayed Tuesday. The terminal at the Rochester International Airport was eerily quiet, as only a couple of flights were still scheduled to depart. Charlie O’Neil was trying to get to Madison, Wisconsin.

John Kucko

ROCHESTER (WXXI) - A little house on the shore of Lake Ontario is gaining national attention. After being pummeled with water, cold air and high winds, portions of the house that face the lake are covered in thick layers of ice. The ice house, as it's come to be known, is actually one of a string of frozen houses along the south shore of the lake in Webster, N.Y. 

Governor Tom Wolf is urging Pennsylvanians to stay off the roads today, as a major storm dumps snow across the midstate. With nearly a foot and a half of snow expected, Wolf is urging people to postpone unnecessary trips. He says it's a pretty good day to stay indoors.