Emergency management officials says Lake Ontario is expected to rise another 2 to 4 inches over the next 30 days. When we have a high wind warning like we do Wednesday, you run the risk of that water doing some serious damage.

Emergency management officials says Lake Ontario is expected to rise another 2 to 4 inches over the next 30 days. When we have a high wind warning like we do Wednesday, you run the risk of that water doing some serious damage.

It's bad news for people who still have flood damage after last spring's heavy rains.

Monroe County officials have issued out thousands of sandbags to towns along the lakeshore. For a more permanent solution, many homeowners and businesses are waiting to get a contractor to build strong break walls, but most them are booked until 2019.

If you need sandbags, you can call your town to pick them up.

RG&E, NYSEG, and National Grid officials say they are prepared for these strong winds. Last year, power companies were criticized for how they handled the wind storm last year.

RG&E and NYSEG officials say more than a thousand workers are in place to respond to downed power lines.