Livingston County Enters Flood Watch Thursday

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A flood watch will go into effect for Livingston County starting on Thursday. According to the National Weather Service, 2 to 2 and a half inches of rain are expected Wednesday night into Friday which will cause significant rises in area tributaries. The watch is from Thursday morning through Saturday afternoon. "Some tributaries may exceed their banks, especially if actual rainfall is at the higher end of the forecast … [Read more...]

Power Returns as Livingston County Braces for Winter Storm

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – RG&E and National Grid are reporting that none of their Livingston County customers are currently without power. Local residents will need all the help they can get heading into Monday evening's snowstorm. The National Weather Service said that a Winter Storm Warning will be in effect from 8 p.m. Monday to 8 p.m. Wednesday. "Heavy snow and blowing snow could produce very difficult driving conditions with very poor … [Read more...]

Livonia’s Weather Station Reports Warmer Chills than National Sources

LIVONIA – The new weather station that came courtesy of the Livonia Fire Department is reporting windchill temperatures several degrees above the National Weather Service. While the Weather Service, brought by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), is the national authority on weather data and forecasting across the U.S., Livonia's station atop a 10-foot pole broadcasts very localized data for local residents, for free, at … [Read more...]

Livingston County Braces for Wednesday’s High Winds

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – High winds are expected to whip through the region tomorrow. According to the National Weather Service, a Wind Advisory will go into effect from 10 a.m. Wednesday until 1 a.m. Thursday. Winds are expected to be out of the west at 25 to 35 mph, with gusts up to 50 mph. "Strong winds may cause minor property damage and localized power outages," said the National Weather Service. "Make sure to secure any lightweight, loose … [Read more...]

Flash Flood Watch in Livingston County

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The National Weather Service has declared a flash flood watch for western New York, including Livingston County. The National Weather Service says that several waves of low pressure will push northeast tonight along a stalled frontal boundary over Pennsylania, helping to generate a soaking rainfall. "A stalled frontal boundary over Pennsylvania tonight will serve as a pathway for several waves of low pressure to track … [Read more...]

Thirsty Soil Could Save Livingston County from Flooding

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The summer's drought disaster was hard on local farmers but may actually be a saving grace headed into the weekend. According to the National Weather Service, a slow moving and moisture laden low pressure system will bring about 1.5 to 3 inches of rain, with locally higher amounts possible, Thursday and into Thursday night. "The very dry ground conditions from the drought will likely prevent any significant flooding … [Read more...]

Flash Flood Warning Issued for Western New York

NYLON – A flash flood warning was issued for much of Western New York, including Livingston County, north to Rochester, and East to Gates on Thursday, extending until 7:15 p.m. The National Weather Service says that flash flooding is expected to begin shortly. "Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing torrential rain across the warned area," said the National Weather Service. "Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly. Some … [Read more...]

Flood Watch for Livingston County Through Tuesday Evening

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – A flash flood watch from the National Weather Service remains in effect through Tuesday evening. According to the National Weather Service, a line of showers and thunderstorms will lift across the watch area from southwest to northeast on Tuesday, then another batch of more sporadic but very slow moving storms will move in late this afternoon and evening. The watch area includes areas of Niagara, Orleans, Monroe, Wayne, … [Read more...]

Weather Service Cautions Drivers in Face of Tuesday Downpours

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The National Weather service issued a special weather statement Tuesday morning for several Western New York counties. The statement cautions drivers in Livingston, Monroe, Wayne, Genesee, Wyoming, Ontario, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, Allegany, and southern Erie Counties since more rain is expected throughout Tuesday morning. "A broken line of showers will move east across Western New York this morning," said the statement … [Read more...]

County Flash Flood Watch Continues into Tuesday Morning

LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The National Weather Service has issued a flash flood watch from 10 p.m. Monday evening through Tuesday morning. According to the National Weather Service, the flash flood watch for portions of central and Western New York including the following counties: Livingston, Genesee, Monroe, Northern Cayuga, Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua, Niagara, Northern Erie, Ontario, Orleans, Southern Erie, Wayne, and … [Read more...]