Monroe County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo urged residents to avoid unnecessary travel beginning at 1 p.m.
“Our latest briefing from the National Weather Service indicates Monroe County is likely to be impacted by peak wind gusts in excess of 70 mph by mid-afternoon,” Dinolfo said. “Winds this intense can cause significant damage and power outages, creating dangerous driving conditions for all motorists. I encourage everyone to avoid unnecessary travel starting at 1:00 p.m. today until further notice. Unless you must travel, please remain safe and sound at home.”
The Livingston County Sheriff’s Office issued a Travel Advisory on Sunday that will begin at 1 p.m.
“The travel advisory does not restrict travel but does advise hazardous conditions may be encountered and to use caution,” Sheriff Dougherty said.
A travel advisory is also going into effect in Cayuga County at 5 p.m.
A travel advisory in Yates County was put into effect at 3 p.m. and was lifted Monday shortly after 8 a.m.
Niagara County issued a travel advisory, as well.