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Wind advisory issued for Orleans

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 19 January 2014 at 12:00 am

Gusts could top 50 miles per hour

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory from 1 p.m. to 10 p.m. today for Orleans, Genesee and Monroe counties.

Southwest winds will whip through from 25 to 35 miles per hour, with gusts up to 50 mph. The wind may take down tree limbs, resulting in possible power outages.

“The winds may also result in diffcult travel for high-profile vehicles,” the Weather Service said.