BUFFALO, N.Y. — The High Wind Warning has been allowed to expire.
The strongest winds are behind us however it will stay gusty through the early afternoon hours. Some of the peak wind gusts we have seen so far with this system
Hamburg 63 mpg
Niagara Falls 62 mph
Freedonia 61 mph
Buffalo 59 mph
Batavia 53 mph.
The wind will continue to ease this afternoon with winds between 15 and 25 mph later on today.
There were significant water level rises along Lake Erie along with some huge waves. Lake Erie’s water level rose about 6 feet from the level it was at yesterday which cause some flooding along the Lake Erie shore and also the upper Niagara River including the Grand Island.