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Strong winds may cause power outages Sunday, followed by dropping temperatures and snow Monday

High Wind WARNING for most of WNY Sunday
High Wind Watch
Posted at 6:24 AM, Nov 13, 2020
and last updated 2020-11-14 07:41:28-05

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — Some wild weather is on the way for Western New York starting the second half of the weekend.

A very strong area of low pressure will move through Western New York on Sunday bringing widespread rain to the region.

Along with the rain we can expect winds to be very strong.

A high wind warning is in effect for Sunday as some models are suggesting winds that will gust near 65 mph. The warning is in effect for Northern Erie, Niagara, Orleans, Wyoming, and Genesee Counties from 10am Sunday through 1am Monday. The warning is in effect for Southern Erie and Chautauqua Counties from 6am Sunday through 1am Monday.

Wind Advisory for Cattaraugus and Allegany Counties from 10am to 11pm on Sunday.

Winds this strong could bring power outages to the area.

A cold front will usher in cooler air to the region late Sunday and Monday with the rain changing over to snow.

Accumulating snows are possible across the higher elevations of the Southern Tier.