High winds lead to closure of some parks, other locations in Buffalo

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BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — The high winds in Buffalo have led the city’s Department of Public Works to close down some parks and other areas.

The following are closed to vehicular and pedestrian traffic:

  • Erie Basin Marina
  • Centennial Park
  • Broderick Park
  • Bird Island Pier

Currently, the following weather advisories are in effect:

  • High Wind Warning for Chautauqua, southern Erie (south of Route 20A) until 7 p.m.
  • Wind Advisory for northern Erie (north of Route 20A), Niagara, Orleans, Genesee, and Wyoming 10 p.m.
  • Lakeshore Flood Advisory for all the Erie and Chautauqua County shorelines until 7 p.m.

4 WARN FORECAST | Second round of potentially damaging wind gusts this afternoon, evening

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