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Harsh cold continues in WNY

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 7 February 2014 at 12:00 am

Wind chill advisory issued for Saturday

Photos by Tom Rivers

The bitter cold that has gripped Western New York in recent days will continue Saturday. The wind chill could plummet to 15 degrees below zero, prompting a wind chill advisory for Orleans County and several other Western New York counties. The advisory is in effect until 9 a.m.

Saturday’s temperature will peak at 18 degrees. It is forecast to reach 23 degrees on Sunday.

The photo above shows a barn shrouded in snow this afternoon. The scene is near the intersection of West Countyhouse and Townline roads in Ridgeway.

This photo shows a barn and a snow-covered corn field along West Countyhouse Road, south of the fairgrounds near Townline Road.

This portion of Culvert Road near Route 31A in Medina is closed during the winter.