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Winds calming down

High Wind Warnings have been canceled

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.