Wind advisory in effect for Orleans, WNY

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 26 January 2016 at 12:00 am

BARRE – The Barre water tower, pictured on Saturday behind the fire hall on Route 98, is one of the landmarks in the town.

The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued wind advisory from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. today for Orleans County, as well as Niagara, Monroe, Erie, Genesee, Wyoming and Chautauqua counties.

Southwest winds will be 20 to 30 miles per hour with gusts up to 50 mph, the Weather Service said.

“Winds of this magnitude will typically result in isolated minor property damage and localized power outages,” according to the Weather Service. “Remember to secure loose objects outside.”