The Latest 11:00 am storm report

There is STILL a travel advisory in effect for Erie County.

There is BLACK ICE EVERYWHERE, if you are going out, BE MINDFUL OF THIS!

Schools closed, everyone already knows that.

763 customers still without power in Newstead

Spectrum Cable has full on outages all over, that’s phone/tv and internet

Wind Advisory has been extended until 4PM

The wind is still so bad that utility workers are basically stuck in their trucks waiting for it to die down as it is unsafe for them to work in high winds.

From the National Weather Service:

Wind Advisory

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
949 AM EST Mon Feb 25 2019


Niagara-Orleans-Northern Erie-Genesee-Chautauqua-Southern Erie-
Including the cities of Niagara Falls, Medina, Buffalo, Batavia,
Jamestown, Orchard Park, and Springville
949 AM EST Mon Feb 25 2019

...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON...
...HIGH WIND WARNING IS CANCELLED...

The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a Wind
Advisory, which is in effect until 4 PM EST this afternoon. The
High Wind Warning has been cancelled.

* LOCATIONS...Niagara, Orleans, Erie, Genesee, and Chautauqua
  counties.

* TIMING...Through late this afternoon.

* WINDS...West 25 to 35 mph with gusts up to 50 mph.

* IMPACTS...Strong wind gusts will bring down trees and power
  lines and result in numerous power outages. Shallow rooted
  pines will be particularly vulnerable. Minor property damage
  is also possible, especially to roofs and siding. Travel in
  high profile vehicles will be very difficult at times.
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