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High Wind Warning for WNY & High Wind Advisory for Counties East

A High Wind Warning is in effect for Monroe, Wyoming, Genesee and Orleans Counties from 8 PM Dec. 24th Wednesday through 4 PM Dec. 25th Thursday. Southwest winds of 30-45 mph may gust up to 65 mph.

A High Wind Advisory is in effect for Wayne, Northern Cayuga, Oswego and Lewis Counties from 1 AM Thursday to 7 PM Thursday. Southwest winds 20-30 mph but may gust up to 50 mph.

 

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NYC subway train derails in Queens

NEW YORK (AP) -- New York City's transit agency says a subway train has derailed in Queens.

A spokeswoman for the Metropolitan Transportation Authority says the derailment involved an express F train bound for Manhattan and Brooklyn.

Authorities say it happened in a tunnel, about 1,200 feet from the 65th Street station in Woodside around 10:40 a.m.

Dozens of firefighters and paramedics with stretchers converged on Broadway and 60th Street. There are no immediate reports of injuries. Riders can be seen walking out of a sidewalk emergency exit, with a handful being treated on stretchers.

It isn't clear how many passengers were on board. A rescue train had been sent.

New York City's subway system is one of the largest public transportation systems in the world with an average of 5.5 million rides on weekdays.

 
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