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Wednesday morning Erie County storm progress report

Posted at 7:28 AM, Jan 30, 2019
and last updated 2019-01-30 07:39:21-05

CHEEKTOWAGA, N.Y. (WKBW) — Erie County officials gave a Wednesday morning storm update, going over over how county workers are responding to keep roads as clear as possible. Here's a breakdown of that update:

  • Officials are asking you to stay home as crews plow the roads. Erie County leaders say that crews have responded to many accidents to overnight.
  • Erie County Leaders say there are about 40 vehicles including plows out on the roads right now.
  • Officials are reminding neighbors with high efficiency furnaces to clear the outside vents of snow.
  • Travel advisories remain in place across the area. You can find a list of travel advisories here.
  • Strong winds off of Lake Erie have contributed to flooding along the shores of Lake Erie and portions of the Niagara River.

You can watch the full press conference below.