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LATEST: Damaging winds batter the region, gusts to 60 mph still possible

Power outages, damage to trees, and difficult travel. All three made headlines as strong winds battered the Finger Lakes, Western New York, and Central New York over the last 24 hours.

The National Weather Service had issued a High Wind Warning for the entire region. It covered almost all of Upstate New York. While some strong winds will still be possible during the day on Monday – things will begin settling down as the day progresses. The Wind Warnings will expire this afternoon and evening.

Widespread power outages were observed around the Finger Lakes.

See the latest power outages here:

NSYEG Outages | RG&E Outages | National Grid Outages

Governor Andrew Cuomo banned empty tractor trailers from the New York State Thruway throughout the event. That ban runs from Exit 31 in Utica to Exit 61 in Ripley. There are also bans on those vehicles across I-490, I-590, I-390, and at State Route 104 at the Bay Bridge. This expires at the end of the day today.

Scroll down to see the latest reports and photos from social media throughout the event.

Useful Links Weather Center | Latest Closings & Delays | National Weather Service Alerts

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NYSEG and RG&E set up emergency offices and road crews across Rochester area (WHEC-TV)
Power outages, travel advisories, flight delays and cancellations (WHEC-TV)
Thousands of power outages amid Sunday windstorm (13WHAM-TV)
High wind warning continues through Monday AM (13WHAM-TV)
Multiple counties issue travel advisories due to windy weather (13WHAM-TV)
Central New York feels impact of strong winds (
Damaging Winds Continue into Monday (Spectrum News)
High winds roar through Rochester, and Ontario County (Spectrum News)
Central New York getting battered by high winds (Spectrum News)
Tips For Driving During a Wind Storm (Spectrum News)

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