LIVINGSTON COUNTY – The Livingston County Sheriff’s travel advisory for the towns of York and Caledonia will be lifted in one hour.
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Sheriff Thomas Dougherty advised the public on social media that the advisory will be lifted but also called on neighbors to check on the elderly while power is still out. Outages are expected to affect over 1,000 in Caledonia and York into tomorrow afternoon.
“The no unnecessary travel issued earlier in York & Caledonia Towns will lift at 12am. A big TY to highway crews, Fire, EMS & LE; team effort” tweeted Dougherty.
The Sheriff also tweeted, “If you’re in an area without power, please be a good neighbor & check on the elderly. If you can’t, call us at 243-7100 and a Deputy will.”
Deputies and other first responders were busy Wednesday with numerous wind-related emergency calls.
A tractor trailer blew over on Simpson Road in York . A tree fell onto a house on Brown Road in Caledonia, knocking down wires. Multiple utility poles came down in the area of Cowan and Stewart Roads in York.
Multiple trees, poles and power lines went down in Caledonia and York. Trees fell on or near homes and buildings. No homes are yet reported to be seriously damaged.
A tree fell on a parked car and took down a utility pole on Main Street Geneseo.
In some areas of Avon, winds were strong enough to rip shingles from roofs.
Tree limbs and debris are blocking roads and making driving hazardous across the county.
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