Niagara, Orleans counties declare state of emergency over high Lake Ontario waters

OLCOTT – If the Lake Ontario water level continues to rise as forecast, evacuations might be needed along the lakeshore in Niagara County, officials said Thursday. “I’m more afraid of the winds than the rains right now,” Newfane Town Supervisor Timothy R. Horanburg said.  “If we get a northeast storm right now, we have major problems coming. It would be … Continue reading Niagara, Orleans counties declare state of emergency over high Lake Ontario waters