Wind advisory in effect for Orleans, much of WNY

Staff Reports Posted 15 October 2017 at 3:46 pm

Photo by Tom Rivers: The New York State, U.S. and Canal flags on the Ingersoll Street lift bridge in Albion blow in a stiff wind this afternoon.

A wind advisory is in effect for Orleans County and much of Western New York until 11 p.m. today.

The National Weather Service says there will be 25 to 35 mile-per-hour winds with gusts up to 50 mph for Orleans, Niagara, Monroe, Erie, Genesee, Wyoming and Chautauqua counties.

“The gusty winds may bring down a few small tree limbs and result in isolated power outages,” the Weather Service said. “Travel in high profile vehicles will be difficult at times.”

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