High wind warning in effect until 7 a.m. Thursday

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 1 March 2017 at 4:28 pm

Photo by Tom Rivers: A beech tree is pictured this afternoon at the corner of Beaver and Liberty streets in Albion.

A high wind warning is effect from 4 p.m. today until 7 a.m. on Thursday.

The high wind warning is for Orleans, Niagara, Monroe, Erie, Genesee, Wyoming and Chautauqua counties.

The National Weather Service in Buffalo said winds from the west will be 25 to 35 miles per hour with gusts up to 60 mph.

The high winds may cause damage to trees and property, as well as power lines, resulting in some localized power outages.

The temperatures are also going to drop about 40 degrees, going from a high of 63 today to a low overnight of 23 degrees.

Thursday is forecast for a high of 33 with a chance of showers.

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