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Winter weather advisory issued for Orleans County

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 26 January 2014 at 12:00 am

Photo by Tom Rivers – The Erie Canal, between the Ingersoll and Main Street lift bridges in Albion, is a staging area over the winter for barges, dredgers, tug boats and other Canal Corp. equipment. This photo was taken Friday morning, from the Main Street bridge looking east.

The National Weather Service has issued a winter weather advisory for 9 p.m. today until 6 a.m. Monday for several Western New York counties, including Orleans.

The Weather Service has cancelled a wind chill advisory. The winter weather advisory also includes the counties of Niagara, Erie, Genesee and Chautauqua.

There will be snow combined with gusty winds. About an inch of snow is forecast with southwest winds at 25 to 35 miles per hour.

It looks like another cold spell in the coming days. Monday’s high is forecast at 18, followed by a high of 7 on Tuesday and 10 on Wednesday.