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Power stays on despite fierce winds

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 13 November 2015 at 12:00 am

Photo by Tom Rivers

ALBION – The power has stayed on in Orleans County since fierce winds began whipping through the area on Thursday. This photo shows the American and POW/MIA flags by the Post Office in Albion on Thursday afternoon.

Dispatchers say trees or large branches have fallen since Thursday on West Road in Carlton, Hulberton Road in Murray, and Lyndonville Road in Ridgeway. Dispatchers say there have been no power outages from the wind.

Orleans and much of Western New York are under wind advisory until 3 p.m. today. Today is forecast for a high of 47 degrees with a chance of rain and the possibility of snow overnight.

Saturday will have a high of 43 with chance for rain/snow. Sunday will reach 56 and be mostly sunny, according to the National Weather Service in Buffalo.