Bad Weather Cancels Schools, Community Activities and Closes Highways
Written by WBTA STAFF on January 12, 2018
Impending bad weather is prompting schools and community activities to alter plans for today and even tomorrow.
A Flood Watch remains in effect for Genesee, Wyoming and Orleans Counties until late tonight.
The Genesee County Sheriff’s Office reports these area roads are closed due to high water:
Old Creek road, Dorman and Cookson Roads in Alexander;
Stegman Rd in the Town of Batavia closed between Route 5 and Miller Rd.
After closing due to flooding this morning Route 20 in Alexander between Route 98 and Brookville Road is now open per the States Department of Transportation.
A Winter Storm Warning has been posted for Genesee County beginning later this afternoon and running through tomorrow.
The National Weather Service says that rain will change to freezing rain and sleet by this evening and then heavy snow is expected through Saturday.
The forecast has prompted a pre-emptive action by several area schools.
A complete list of closings and cancellations can be viewed HERE