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Wind advisory issued until noon on Saturday

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 5 April 2014 at 12:00 am

A ladder is set up in an apple orchard along East State Street in Albion. Workers have been out pruning trees. This photo was taken at dusk on Wednesday.

The National Weather Service has issued a wind advisory from 5 p.m. today until noon on Saturday.

Southwest winds at 20 to 30 miles per hour will hit the area with gusts up to 50 mph, the Weather Service said. The wind advisory includes Orleans, Niagara, Erie, Genesee and Chautauqua counties.

The winds could bring down trees, resulting in isolated power outages.