Evening News Briefing
Written by Dan Fischer on November 25, 2019
A High Wind Watch has been posted for the Day before Thanksgiving.
The National Weather Service today issued the alert to take effect Wednesday morning at 7 through Wednesday night at 10.
Southwest winds of 30 to 40 miles per hour are forecast with gusts up to 60 mph.
The Watch includes Genesee, Wyoming and Orleans counties.
Gusty winds on Thursday might cause problems for the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade balloons.
Winds could gust in New York City up-to-40-miles-an hour on Thanksgiving Day.
City officials don’t allow balloons to fly if there are sustained winds higher than 23 mph or gusts over 34-mph
If the balloons are grounded, it will be the first time they don’t fly since 1971.
A fracas on Ross Street ends in the arrest of two.
Batavia Police say Justin Mcgirr and Jeremiah Jones got into fisty-cuffs Saturday afternoon. Both were charged with disorderly conduct, given court appearance tickets and released.
Funeral services have been announced for the Allegany County parents allegedly murdered by their son.
Police say the bodies of William Larson Senior and Lisa Larson were found inside their Town of Clarksville home following a fire Thursday.
Their son, 17-year-old William Larson Junior, is now facing murder charges. The funeral for his parents will be tomorrow afternoon in Cuba, New York.
If you’re one of the millions of drivers hitting the road this week, you’ll find steady prices at the pump.
According to Triple A, the average cost for a gallon of regular gas in Western New York is $2.67
That’s the same as it was last week and is a penny cheaper than this time a month ago. Triple-A puts the average price of a gallon of gas in Batavia at $2.66.