The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning in effect until late Tuesday afternoon for parts of a five-county area of western New York, including Erie County. Forecasters say moderate flooding is possible along some creeks in the area, but fears of disastrous conditions have eased.
WSYR-AM Syracuse, Tue, Nov 25 2014 @ 05:29 PM
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo says evacuation plans are being prepared and the Red Cross is setting up shelters as rising temperatures melt 7 feet of snow in the Buffalo area, causing a risk of flooding. Cuomo says the only driving bans remaining in the area are in nearby Lackawanna and South Buffalo as snow removal crews continue to dig out streets.
13WHAM, Sun, Nov 23 2014 @ 04:23 PM
EVANS, New York: Warm temperatures and rain were forecast for the weekend in the city of Buffalo and western New York, bringing the threat of widespread flooding to the region bound for days by deep snow. Areas where several feet of snow fell this week should brace for significant, widespread flooding, the National Weather Service warned yesterday.
The Peninsula, Fri, Nov 21 2014 @ 04:30 PM
The arctic blast claimed 13 lives in western New York. Some of the deaths were caused by cardiac issues while removing snow, and two people died inside of their cars.
WIVB-TV Buffalo, Tue, Nov 25 2014 @ 03:00 AM
"I just put a bag in my car in case I got to leave," said John Hagan. Cazenovia Creek runs through his backyard and it's been getting higher and wider as the snow continues to melt.
13WHAM, Mon, Nov 24 2014 @ 09:11 PM
Some Buffalo-area residents dealt with flooded basements from melting snow as authorities on Tuesday kept an eye on rising creek levels a week after the region was hit by record-breaking lake-effect storms. The National Weather Service issued a flood warning until late Tuesday afternoon for parts of a five-county area of western New York, including Erie County.
The York Daily Record, Tue, Nov 25 2014 @ 09:32 AM
In the face of an unprecedented monster storm, with the undrifted snow standing higher than a man's head, they have pushed on with good spirits and determination, neither bemoaning their fate nor whining for outside help. They have stood up, offered a wry quip or two, and got on with the hard work of digging themselves and their neighbors out.
WHAM-AM Rochester, Fri, Nov 21 2014 @ 11:21 AM