Lakeshore flood warning in effect again

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 18 November 2017 at 9:09 pm

Photo by Tom Rivers: Ducks enjoy the pond by Holley’s Canal Park this afternoon.

Another lakeshore flood warning has been issued for Orleans County. The warning is in effect from 5 a.m. Sunday through 1 a.m. Monday and includes Orleans, Niagara, Monroe and Wayne counties.

Very strong northwest winds will develop behind a cold front tonight and continue through Sunday and into Sunday night, the National Weather Service in Buffalo said.

Lake Ontario is currently 16 inches higher than it was a year ago, according to the National Weather Service. The lake is forecast to drop 7 inches in the next month.

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