With temps rising today, many parts of Western New York are under a Flood Watch!

Photo Credit: NWS
Photo Credit: NWS

According to the National Weather Service in Buffalo, the area will be under a flood watch starting at 3pm today until Friday afternoon.

* The combination of snow melt from warm temperatures today and
rainfall tonight may result in flooding on some area creeks and

* There is a risk for ice jam flooding starting this afternoon,
followed by a risk of general flooding tonight through Friday
afternoon. There is considerable uncertainty in rainfall amounts
with totals most likely to be between a quarter and a half
inch, but may approach an inch in some locations.

If you live near any creeks, rivers, or other places known to flood please use caution this afternoon.

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