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Forecast calls for wet, windy couple of days in Western New York

Get ready for a windy and wet couple of days across parts of Western New York starting Tuesday night.

A high-wind warning has been issued for southern Erie and Chautauqua counties for Tuesday night through Wednesday afternoon.

Expect gusts in those areas of up to 45 mph, according to the National Weather Service in Cheektowaga.

In terms of precipitation for the region, the forecast calls for a chance of rain Tuesday night, with the chance for heavy rain at times during the overnight period into Wednesday. Periods of rain will continue during the day Wednesday, also with the chance of heavy rain, the weather service said.

The rain will continue Wednesday night, with occasional showers, and showers likely again on Thursday.