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Brace for cold weather.
The national weather service has issued a Freeze Warning for Genesee County from 11 tonight through 9 tomorrow morning.
Low temperatures are expected between 25 and 30 degrees.
The Freeze Warning also extends to Orleans County.

New York's top lawyer wants a secret report on the 1971 Attica prison uprising to be unsealed. 
State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman says two sealed volumes contain key information on whether there was a state-sanctioned cover-up in the Attica prosecutions. 
A previously released section of the report suggested a bias against indicting law enforcement officials involved in the retaking of the prison.
The Attica uprising ended when the New York State Police and members of the National Guard stormed the prison's D Yard using shotguns, automatic weapons and tear gas. 
The siege left 43 people dead, including ten guards and nearly 90 people seriously wounded.

Three Albion men remain behind Genesee County bars this morning after lawmen say they were caught in the act of burglarizing a building in Oakfield.
The three were collared early Friday morning allegedly breaking into a barn along Lockport Road in Oakfield.
Arrested were: 20 year old Scott Miller, 20 year old Evan Shaffer and 19 year old Hayden Eiitinger all of Albion.
Deputies acted on a tip phoned in by a nearby resident.
It appeared the burglars were after copper wire and tubing.

The Batavia City Council meets tonight.
Lawmakers will meet at 7 this evening in city hall.
Persons wishing to address the council must first sign in with the city clerk.

New York's senior senator says the money will arrive next year with $1.4-billion going directly to homeowners who haven't got much help putting their storm-battered homes and lives back together. The rest of the money will go to restoration and upgrade projects, including building stronger sand dunes in the Rockaways and Long Island.

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