Erie, Niagara, Genesee, Orleans counties; Thruway, I-190 closed

Erie, Niagara, Genesee and Orleans counties have been closed to journey on Friday after excessive winds and snowstorms created visibility issues for drivers.

The Thruway is closed to all visitors from Exit 46 to the Pennsylvania border, Thruway officers introduced shortly earlier than 2 p.m.

Whole Interstate 190 was additionally closed, officers introduced at 2:13 p.m. Components of Niagara County have been closed since 7am.

The Erie County driving ban went into impact at 9:30 am. The Metropolis of Buffalo has issued one other journey ban, as has the Metropolis of Niagara Falls.

The village of Kenmore additionally enacted a journey ban.

Genesee County officers introduced ban round 1:30 p.m. Niagara County ban introduced simply earlier than 2 p.m.

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Robust winds and snowstorms have precipitated main winter storms in lots of US states, together with Wisconsin, Nebraska, Iowa, and Wyoming.

A few of the area’s highways have been closed to non-essential drivers early Friday morning as officers ready for vital icing.

The Peace Bridge, Rainbow Bridge and Lewiston-Queenston Bridge have additionally closed to visitors to america.

Buffalo Niagara Worldwide Airport closed.

In accordance with New York State Police, as of seven a.m. Friday, the next have been closed to non-essential drivers:

• I-190 in Niagara County (between Exits 21 and 25)

• Route 219 from Peters Highway, Ashford to Buffalo

• Route 400 from Interstate 90 in Western Seneca to Olean Highway in Aurora.

• Route 5 from Interstate 190 in Buffalo to Massive Tree Highway in Hamburg.

• All industrial automobile visitors is prohibited from I-90 Exit 46 to the Pennsylvania Line.

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