Chance of snow to bring in new year

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 30 December 2015 at 12:00 am

Photos by Tom Rivers

ALBION – After getting hit with sleet and snow on Monday night, much of the precipitation melted on Tuesday, leaving big puddles. This one on East Park Street shows the reflection of the First Baptist Church and St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.

Today the National Weather Service in Buffalo is forecasting a high near 39 in Orleans County. There will be a high near 36 on New Year’s Eve with a chance of snow showers around midnight, the start of the new year. Friday, Jan. 1, is forecast for a high of 33 with a chance of showers, mainly after 11 a.m., according to the Weather Service.

Seagulls take off in flight along the Erie Canal in Albion near the Gaines Basin Road bridge on Tuesday.