Sunday, March 6, 2022

GLOW Region Counties report little impact Monday:
Region avoids damage despite high winds

NYSEG reports 12,329 total customers in Wyoming County of which there were two without power. One without power in Wyoming was in Benington and the other in Sheldon. Livingston County (total customers) 7163 of which there were four without power as of 10:30 pm.

By BRIAN QUINN, bquinn@batavianews.com
Genesee, Orleans and Wyoming counties reported little damage from the high winds that visited the area throughout Monday. In Genesee County. Genesee Office of Emergency Management Coordinator Tim Yaeger said other than an isolated, short-term power outage, he was not aware of any notable impact across the county.

Orleans County Director of Emergency Management Dale Banker said there was only some minor damage in the county.

“A few trees and tree limbs and wires down across the county, (there are) no anticipated problems, as the winds have calmed down,” Banker said Tuesday.

Wyoming County Fire and EMS Coordinator Bill Streicher said in general, the county only had a few responses of trees down with powerlines involved with a couple of incidents. There was nothing major, he said.

“(There was) nothing unusual with these types of winds that we experienced,” he said.

Asked about any updates from the National Weather Service, Streicher said his office was told there might be a little snow and calmer winds, with the area warming up toward the end of the week.

For today in Batavia, the NWS was predicting a 40% chance of snow before things warm up to a high of 33 degrees Thursday, 45 on Friday and 66 Saturday.

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