posted on January 31, 2013 07:14
Predicted high winds and sharply colder temperatures moved into Batavia and Genesee County overnight.
We are under a high wind warning until 4 o’clock this afternoon.
A peak wind gust of 54 miles per hour was recorded earlier this morning at the School for the Blind on Richmond Ave.
A power outage was reported earlier this morning in Darien Center.
National Grid now says power there has been restored.
One concern this morning is for black ice.
Authorities warn that water left on local roads overnight has started to rapidly freeze – so be careful that a road surface that may appear to be wet is actually ice covered.
Rochester has broken a nearly four-decade-old weather record. The National Weather Service says temperatures Wednesday morning hit 60 degrees, breaking the previous record for January 30th of 55 degrees set in 1974.
No official record high and low temps are kept for Batavia.
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