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Harsh cold, winter storm in forecast

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 31 January 2015 at 12:00 am

Photos by Tom Rivers  – A snow-covered tractor is pictured next to an apple orchard on Riches Corners Road in Albion today.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter storm watch from Sunday afternoon through Monday afternoon, when 7 inches or more of snow could fall in Orleans, Genesee, Niagara and northern Erie counties.

The Weather Service warns there will be heavy snow and blowing snow, resulting in snow-covered road and poor visibility, creating hazardous driving conditions.

The temperature is forecast for a high of 17 on Sunday with temperatures falling to -2 overnight with a wind chill at -20 degrees. The temperature is forecast for a high at 10 degrees on Monday with a low of -3.

Some cattle are out in a field along Route 237 this morning in Clarendon.