Winter weather advisory in effect until 8 p.m.

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 25 December 2017 at 12:09 pm

Photos by Tom Rivers

MEDINA – Rotary Park in Medina has been turned into the North Pole with a Santa House, reindeer and a sleigh, a tall Christmas tree and other decorations. This photo was taken at about 8 p.m. on Sunday before several inches of snow fell.

A winter weather advisory remains in effect until 8 p.m. today in Orleans County and much of Western New York due to snow and blowing snow, according to the National Weather Service in Buffalo.

Up to 2 inches of snow could fall today in Niagara, Orleans, Monroe, Wayne, Northern Erie, Genesee, and Ontario counties.

Winds gusting as high as 50 miles per hour will cause areas of blowing and drifting snow, the Weather Service said.

Genesee County had a travel advisory this morning due to extremely high winds and poor road conditions. That advisory was lifted at 10 a.m.

Today is forecast for a high of 27. It will be colder the next few days with a 15 on Tuesday, 14 on Wednesday and 13 on Thursday.

Rudolph is lighted up on top of a building on East Center Street in Medina.

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