The Storm Prediction Center has upgraded the Finger Lakes and the Southern Tier from a Slight to an Enhanced for risk level. Enhanced is a 3 out of 5 for the likelihood of severe thunderstorms. Storms ahead of the approaching cold front may be strong to severe through the afternoon. Some can contain heavy rain, damaging winds, hail and isolated tornado formation. The Northern Tier still is at a 2 out of 5, or Slight Risk Level, with primary threats of gusty winds and heavy rain. 

Stick with the First Warning Weather Team for Updates on issued Watches, Warnings or Alerts through the day.