Winds gusting more than 40 mph brought down tree limbs and caused scattered power outages across Western New York on Monday night. About 100 customers were without electricity in parts of Erie, Allegany and Wyoming counties.
The National Weather Service issued a wind advisory that was due to expire at 5 a.m. today, but strong west winds of 20 to 25 mph, gusting to 33 mph, are forecast to continue through this afternoon, diminishing to 10 to 15 mph tonight. The wind accompanied a cold front, which dropped temperatures from a high of 49 late Monday morning to the freezing mark Monday night. A few snow showers were expected overnight and today, but accumulation ought to be minor. Temperatures today should be around 30, with a low tonight in lower 20s. The outlook for Wednesday is mostly sunny and a bit warmer.