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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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Health risks from mosquito bites

Rochester, N.Y. Health officials are warning people to be extra careful this summer, because of a virus spread by mosquitos.

There have been 38 confirmed cases of Chikungunya Fever, a virus that was brought into the country by infected travelers who had recently been to the Caribbean. There is no cure or treatment.

Theres no vaccine for it, theres nothing else you can really do, but avoid mosquito bites, said Ture Carlson of Memphis Vector Control.

The symptoms, including fever, headache, vomiting, rash and joint pain, kick in about 3-7 days after the initial bite, and last about a week.

 
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