Back to WINTER in WNY!

Only targeted flood warnings remain

January 12, 2018 - 8:46 pm
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Buffalo, N.Y. (WBEN) -The record warm temperatures are all but a memory as frigid air and snow has returned to the Western New York landcaspe.  Winter is back following a brief break.

A large area of snow moved into the region late Friday and accumulations of 6 to 10 inches of snow fell late Friday and early Saturday.  All winter storm warnings have been dropped and only targeted flood warnings remain.

School Closings

Rapidly plummeting temperatures Friday led to the quick and dangerous icing over of many roadways across Western New York. 

While flooding concerns lessened with the colder air, there are some areas where high waters and ice jams remain a concern and some Flood Warnings are in place.

The flood warning continues for
The Tonawanda Creek At Batavia

* until this afternoon.
* At 7 AM Saturday the stage was 9.4 feet and falling.
* Flood stage is 9.0 feet.
* Minor Flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...the river will continue to fall...and is expected to
drop below flood stage late this morning.
* IMPACT...At 9.0 feet...Flood stage, some flooding in Batavia,
possibly impacting Kibbe Park, Walnut Street, and Law Street.
Flooding in rural areas of Alexander and the lowlands of the
Alabama Swamps with some road closures likely.

The flood warning continues for
The Allegheny River At Olean

* until Monday morning.
* At 7 AM Saturday the stage was 11.9 feet and rising.
* Flood stage is 10.0 feet.
* Minor Flooding is occurring and Minor flooding is forecast.
* Forecast...the river will continue to rise and crest near 12.5 feet
late tonight.

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