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Wind advisory issued for Orleans County today

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 22 February 2014 at 12:00 am

Photo by Tom Rivers

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory for Orleans and several other Western New York counties. That is in effect from 9 a.m. today until 7 this evening. There will be southwest winds from 20 to 30 miles per hour with gusts up to 50 mph, according to the Weather Service.

Besides being windy in Orleans County, there is a lot of standing water after some of the snow and ice melted in recent days.

The photo above shows a fire hydrant along Route 98 in Albion, in front of the Christian and Missionary Alliance Church.

The freezing temperatures will be back next week. The highs from Monday through Wednesday are forecast to be about 20 degrees.