Western New York was pummeled by very high winds and there was quite a bit of damage in the area. Rochester was hit by a gust registered at 81 mph, the second highest recorded wind gust ever in our city! Most schools are closed today and certain areas are under travel restrictions. Lots of property damage is being reported and 145K were without power overnight.
I went for short a walk today to look around my neighborhood. Many branches are down and so are a few trees. Here are two but I am sure there are others: