Wind advisory in effect until 6 p.m. for Orleans, WNY

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 3 April 2019 at 12:46 pm

Photo by Tom Rivers: Strong wind knocked down this sign on East State Street in Albion today. The sign lets motorists know there are big trucks on the road while construction crews work to rebuild a canal wall behind Community Action.

A wind advisory is in effect for Orleans County and Western New York until 6 p.m. today. The National Weather Service in Buffalo said there will be westerly winds from 25 to 35 miles per hour with gusts up to 50 mph.

“Winds of this magnitude may bring down a few tree limbs and result in isolated power outages,” the Weather Service said. “Winds will also cause trash cans to blow around. Travel in high profile vehicles may be difficult at times.”

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