posted on April 02, 2012 07:38
Another Freeze Warning posted for our area.
The National Weather Service has issued the Freeze Warning for all of Western New York from Midnight tonight to 9 tomorrow morning.
Temperatures are expected to fall into the mid to upper 20’s in Genesee County.
The Weather Service says fruit trees that have budded out early and other sensitive vegetation will be highly vulnerable to temperatures this cold.
So, just how nice was the weather in March?
WBTA’s resident statistician Wayne Fuller reports that the average high temperature last month was 47 degrees, 13 degrees higher than normal.
Snowfall: just under 5-inches last month, normally: 15-inches for March.
The warmest temperature was 79 degrees on both March 21st and 22nd. Those temps came during a string of 15 days that were 60 degrees or warmer.
A Batavia man busted for a fracas at his business.
51-year-old Timothy Disalvo of North Street has been jailed without bail on charges of strangulation and harassment.
BPD says Disalvo allegedly got into a fight with a female relative at their place of business.
Police say Disalvo choked the woman and then shoved a female employee who tried to intervene.
Trout and salmon fishing season has opened in New York State.
The Department of Environmental Conservation stocked two-and-a half-million catchable-size trout in more than 300 lakes and ponds across the state. According to the state officials, New York's sport fishing industry creates nearly 17-thousand jobs and generates an estimated one-point-eight-billion dollars in economic activity annually.
New York State's sales tax exemption on clothing purchases under 110-dollars was fully reinstated yesterday. The exemption was repealed for a time but gradually phased back in. The state imposes a four-percent tax on clothing and footwear that exceeds the 110-dollar exemption limit.
You must still pay a 4-percent sales tax to Genesee County which refuses to go along with the exemption.