Livingston County Travel Advisory Remains in Effect Wednesday Morning

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A low-level travel advisory will remain in effect until later Wednesday morning. Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty updated the public via Facebook and Twitter that drivers are advised to use extra caution until 10 a.m. Wednesday. "The travel advisory staying in place until 10 a.m. due wind gusts that will cause viz & drifting issues," tweeted Dougherty. "Does NOT close roads, just use caution" The Sheriff … [Read more...]

Livingston County Roads ‘In Good Condition,’ More Snow Expected

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Livingston County's roads seem to be in good condition under just a few inches of snow, with more on the way. Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty updated the public via Twitter that no restrictions or advisories have been issued. "The roads really aren't in bad shape," tweeted Dougherty. "If you slow your speed, you will be just fine." However, WeatherUnderground.com says that there is a near 100 percent chance … [Read more...]

NYS Burn Ban Will Likely Start Under Snow

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – New York State's annual seasonal burn ban will go into effect Thursday, likely while there is still snow on the ground from the coming snowstorm. Though it may be tempting to burn off branches and sticks that fell during last week's intense winds after that time, doing so would set you up to be charged with a violation or misdemeanor by Environmental Conservation Police, which would mean a maximum of one year in jail and a … [Read more...]

Up to 15 Inches Could Dump on Livingston County Next Week

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Livingston and surrounding counties will enter a Winter Storm Watch early next week. According to the National Weather Service, heavy snow and blowing snow are expected from early Monday evening through early Wednesday. Potential snowfall is estimated at 8 to 15 inches. "Heavy snow and blowing snow could produce very difficult driving conditions with very poor visibility and deep snow cover on roads," said the National … [Read more...]

Dansville Schools to Open Late

DANSVILLE – The snow is causing school delays in the south of Livingston County Tuesday morning. According to our news partners News10NBC, Dansville Central Schools and Kidstart Dansville will open two hours late Tuesday. Livingston County Sheriff Thomas Dougherty said that no serious hazards have been reported this morning. "Sheriff Dougherty advises that most roads in Livingston County have some snow and slippery spots," posted the … [Read more...]

Southern Livingston County Feels Brunt of Winter Blast

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Two bands of lake-effect snow are deteriorating road conditions in Livingston County. According to the National Weather Service, drivers in the south of the county will especially feel the wintry weather. "Conditions can deteriorate rapidly in winter weather situations," said the National Weather Service. "Be prepared for snow or ice covered roads. Slow down and allow extra time when traveling." At 2:38 p.m. two bands … [Read more...]

It Begins: Livingston County to Enter Winter Weather Advisory

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – Wednesday evening's lake-effect squall will brings a National Weather Service winter weather advisory to Livingston County on Thursday. According to the National Weather Service, the advisory will remain in effect from 1 p.m. Thursday to 5 a.m. Friday. "The passage of an arctic front Thursday afternoon and evening will bring a burst of heavy snow and blowing snow," said the National Weather Service. "This will lead to … [Read more...]

Lake Effect Snow to Arrive in Livingston County

NYLON – A belt of lake-effect snow is expected to arrive in Livingston County Wednesday evening. According to our news partners News10NBC, the short-lived but intense snowfall will present hazards for drivers mostly outside of the county, especially Monroe and Orleans Counties, where there are winter weather advisories. "With frigid temperatures and significant snowfall on the way, I urge New Yorkers to take appropriate precautions now to … [Read more...]

Avon Schools to Open 2 Hours Late, Others Close for Snow

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The first hard winter storm of the season closed several local schools and forced others to delay their plans to open Monday. Continue to check the GeneseeSun.com for further Livingston County closings and our news partner News10NBC for further closings in the Greater Rochester region. So far: Annie's Ark in Livonia is closed. Avon Central Schools will open two hours later than usual. Honeoye Falls-Lima Central … [Read more...]

Sheriff Issues Traffic Advisory for Livingston County

UPDATE: Sheriff Lifts Travel Advisory LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Livingston County Sheriff's Office announced a traffic advisory Monday morning. According to a press release from Sheriff Thomas Dougherty, a Travel Advisory does not mean roads are closed, it means that caution is advised and hazardous conditions exist. "Snow covered roads, along with blowing winds, are a bad combination for operators who are not driving to those conditions," … [Read more...]