High wind warning issued for Genesee County as cold front moves into WNY
Submitted by Howard B. Owens on January 20, 2013 - 8:38am
A cold front moving into Western New York is bringing high winds to Genesee County, with gusts up to 60 mph.
The National Weather Service has issued a high wind warning, which is in effect until 4 p.m.
Sustained winds of 30 to 40 mph are expected.
There are at least five power outages in Genesee County right now, with the largest in Darien and Alexander, affecting 495 and 200 customers respectively. An outage in East Pembroke has 348 customers without power. There are two minor power outages reported in Batavia.
All of these outages should have power restored by 9 a.m.
Highs in the low teens are predicted for Monday through Wednesday with snow showers.