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Flood warning issued for Orleans County this morning

By Tom Rivers, Editor Posted 18 August 2018 at 6:41 am

Photo by Tom Rivers: Butts Road in Albion is shown on Thursday evening when it was raining. This section of the road near Route 31 is getting new pavement.

The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a flood warming for small streams and urban areas in Orleans, Niagara and Erie counties until 9 a.m. this morning.

Heavy rain will cause flooding of low spots and small streams, the Weather Service said. Small streams and creeks may exceed their banks.

Up to 2 inches of rain has fallen in some areas with another inch possible, the Weather Service said.

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