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Flood Warning & High Wind Watch

Flood warning now in effect for Wyoming, & Genesee Counties through late Monday. Snowfall from early this week combined with rainfall and warmer temperatures will result in flooding issues over the next 48 hours.

High Wind Watch in effect Monday November 24 for Monroe, Orleans, Genesee, & Wyoming Counties. Winds Gusts may exceed 50 mph.

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Man rescued from Genesee River

Photo Courtesy of viewer Mindy Chidsey

Rochester, N.Y. - A man was rescued from the Genesee River by Rochester firefighters around 8 a.m. Sunday.

The man, who has not been identified, was found near the Sister Cities Bridge holding on to the west side wall with his head above water.

The man allegedly fell into the river near the Main Street Bridge and was carried by the current, investigators said.

A firefighter went into the water and brought the man up a ladder. The victim was then taken to the hospital.

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