CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY, N.Y. — A Flash Flood Warning had been issued for northwestern Cattaraugus County, southeastern Erie County, and northeastern Chautauqua County on Saturday afternoon.
The National Weather Service in Buffalo says thunderstorms in that area are producing heavy rain. Up to 2.5 inches of rain have already fallen. An additional 1 to 2 inches of rainfall is possible.
The Flash Flood Warning was in effect until 6:45 p.m.
The National Weather Service says flash flooding may impact small creeks and streams as well as urban areas, highways, streets, underpasses, low lying areas and drainage.
If you are driving and encounter flash flooding, turn around and find an alternate route. Do not attempt to cross flooded roads.
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