Village of Lancaster Office of Emergency Management OEM

The Office of Emergency Management (OEM) provides disaster preparedness coordination and emergency r The Village of Lancaster Office of Emergency Management is actively involved in preparedness activities such as community hazard assessments, multi-jurisdictional hazard mitigation planning, maintaining National Incident Management System NIMS training compliance, maintenance of a special needs registry, drills/exercises, public/private outreach, and emergency planning for events in the Village of Lancaster Special Events Series.

09/21/2022

Strong to severe thunderstorms expected today from mid-afternoon through mid-evening.

08/08/2022

Severe Thunderstorm Warning in effect until 8:15pm. 60mph wind gusts possible.

06/16/2022

Tornado Watch in effect until 11pm.

06/16/2022

Strong storms possible Thursday.

06/10/2022

Strong thunderstorms may impact our area through 10:15 p.m. Winds in excess of 40 mph, pea size hail, and heavy rain possible.

06/01/2022

A cluster of strong thunderstorms is likely to impact our area through 3:30pm. Winds in excess of 35mph and heavy rain is expected.

05/11/2022

Elevated risk of wildfire spread today. The combination of the relative humidity dropping to between 15-25% this afternoon, northeast winds gusting to 15 mph, and full sunshine on very dry fuels will lead to an elevated risk for wildfire spread today across WNY. Reminder - the annual NYS burn ban is in effect until May 14.

05/08/2022

There is a high fire danger risk in northern NY and along the Lake Ontario Plains for Sunday, May 8. Remember that a burn ban is still in effect in NYS through May 14 https://www.dec.ny.gov/chemical/32060.html

DEC Reminds New Yorkers the Annual Residential Brush Burning Prohibition Starts March 16 03/18/2022

DEC Reminds New Yorkers the Annual Residential Brush Burning Prohibition Starts March 16

The NYS burn ban is in effect until May 14.

DEC Reminds New Yorkers the Annual Residential Brush Burning Prohibition Starts March 16 DEC announced the annual statewide ban prohibiting residential brush burning will begin March 16 and run through May 14.

03/15/2022

M2.6 earthquake 30.7 miles ESE of Lancaster at approximately 10:11am this morning. M2.6 earthquakes are generally considered minor; these can be felt and can result in minor damage. Source: USGS

03/11/2022

Active weather this evening through Saturday night. Expect widespread snowfall tonight to transition to lake effect snow southeast of both lakes Saturday afternoon, as such Winter Storm Warning and Winter Weather Advisory are in place tonight through Saturday night. Additionally, it will be quite windy Saturday with gust of 40-45mph possible which will worsen travel conditions.

02/15/2022

Flood Watch in effect for all of WNY from 7pm Wednesday through 7pm Friday. Warming trends and widespread rainfall could result in flooding and/or unexpected ice jams.

02/03/2022

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02/02/2022

A Winter Storm Warning will be in effect 11pm tonight through 1pm Friday, 8-12" of snow expected.

02/01/2022

A Winter Storm Watch issued from 10pm Wednesday through 1pm Friday. 9+" of snow possible. Stay tuned!

Photos from Village of Lancaster Office of Emergency Management OEM's post 01/16/2022

A winter storm is expected to impact our area starting this evening, 12-18" of snow possible.

01/10/2022

Due to unexpected scheduling conflicts with the contractor, Lake Ave will now be closed for a sewer repair on Tuesday, January 18, 2022 at Broadway and Franklin St. from 7:30am - 8:00pm

01/08/2022

Registration for COVID Test kits and N-95 masks are full. If you pre-registered, pick up will take place during the time slot that you chose between 10am and 2:00pm on Sunday 1/9. If you did not get the chance to register, keep following our website and social media accounts - if we receive more kits to distribute, we will.

01/06/2022

The Village of Lancaster Zoning Board meeting scheduled for tonight is cancelled. The meeting is rescheduled for January 13 at 7:15 p.m.
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01/06/2022

The LES Warning remains in effect until 1am Friday.

01/05/2022

Lake effect snow on the way....

01/05/2022

Lake Effect Snow Warning in effect from 7pm - 1am. Heavy lake effect snow expected. Accumulations of 8 - 15" with winds gusting as high as 45mph.

12/11/2021

High winds expected this afternoon and evening. Damaging winds will start abruptly this afternoon and last into this evening. Wind gusts will be widespread and will reach 70mph at some locations. The very strong winds are expected to reach our area between 2pm and 3pm.

12/10/2021

High Wind Warning for Saturday, from 1pm-11pm. Winds 35-45mph w/ gusts of 65-70mph expected.

12/05/2021

Wind Advisory in effect 10pm tonight through 10pm Monday. Winds 20-30mph w/ gusts up to 50mph tonight. Winds 25-35mph w/ gusts of 50-55mph expected Monday afternoon and evening.

12/01/2021

Wind Advisory is in effect for 10am-7pm Thursday. Winds 25-35 mph w/ gusts up to 50mph possible.

09/13/2021

Severe Thunderstorm Warning in effect until 12:15am. Large hail, damaging winds, and continuous cloud to ground lightning possible.

09/13/2021

Strong to severe thunderstorms possible for our area after midnight. T-storms with intense downpours, frequent cloud to ground lightning, and damaging wind gusts are possible.

07/27/2021

Strong thunderstorms with damaging winds and hail possible today, highest risk between 12pm-2pm.

06/21/2021

Risk for strong to severe t-storms this afternoon/evening, primarily between 1pm-4pm. Damaging winds and large hail possible, in addition to brief torrential rainfall and dangerous cloud to ground lightning.

06/20/2021

Wind Advisory in effect Monday, 10am-6pm. Winds 20-30mph with gusts up to 50 mph expected.

05/28/2021

M2.4 earthquake 29.4 miles SE of Batavia at approx 8:41pm this evening. M2.4 earthquakes are generally considered minor and usually not felt. Source: USGS

04/19/2021

TRAFFIC ADVISORY: West Main Street is closed to vehicular traffic from Central Ave to Aurora Street (including the round-a-bout) until approximately May 24.

04/17/2021

ECWA Alert: Water main break on Broadway in Lancaster between Townline and Ransom; lane restrictions in place.

Timeline photos 03/26/2021

Timeline photos

High winds in excess of 60 mph swept across the state this afternoon causing wide spread damage as captured here from our Lancaster division in Western New York.

03/26/2021

Lake Avenue remains closed between Broadway and Franklin due to downed power lines and debris in the roadway. Repairs and cleanup in progress.

Photos from Village of Lancaster Office of Emergency Management OEM's post 03/26/2021

Numerous trees, limbs, and power lines are down across the Village. Our fire department and DPW crews have been busy. Please use caution while traveling around the area.

03/25/2021

High Wind Warning in effect 8am-4pm Friday. Winds 25-40mph with gusts up to 60mph expected.

03/24/2021

High winds are expected Friday morning/afternoon. Potential for sustained winds 35+mph & wind gusts to 60mph across the area.

03/06/2021

VILLAGE OF LANCASTER SUSPENDS OVERNIGHT WINTER PARKING BAN

Effective immediately the overnight winter parking ban is suspended for the Village of Lancaster. The ban is suspended but should a significant snow event be forecasted for our area the parking ban will be re-instated.

By Order Of Mayor William C. Schroeder, Village of Lancaster, NY

** This suspension is for the Village of Lancaster only and does not include the Town of Lancaster.**

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03/01/2021

Elevated wind gusts expected this afternoon and evening, peak gusts 40-55 mph possible.

02/24/2021

Wind Advisory in effect from 1pm-10pm today. Winds 20-30mph with gusts up to 50mph expected.

02/16/2021

TRAFFIC ALERT: Rehabilitation of the Aurora Street bridge, in the Village of Lancaster, is scheduled to begin on or about March 1. Aurora Street will be closed from Broadway to Pleasant Avenue West / St. Mary's Street starting the week of March 1 and will remain closed until approximately June 30.
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