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:
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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