by Will Cleveland, Democrat & Chronicle

Wayne County issued a state of emergency Wednesday for all bays and harbors along Lake Ontario and other waterways.

Effective at 12:01 a.m. Thursday, motorized boat traffic must operate at idle speed, causing no wake on the county’s bays and harbors.

The order was issued due to Wayne County bays and harbors being at a higher water level than normal, a release from Wayne County Sheriff Barry Virts stated.

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