Flash flood warnings in place until Tuesday afternoon
(WHAM) - The Flash Flood Warning for the eastern suburbs of Rochester, including Penfield, Fairport, Victor, and parts of western Wayne County through 3:45 PM this afternoon was cancelled. Although some poor drainage flooding in low lying areas will still be possible, widespread flooding is not anticipated at this point for the rest of the afternoon and evening. Rainfall totals were significantly lower in many towns west of the Genesee Valley.
A flood warning will continue along the Irondequoit Creek in Monroe County until 1:45 PM Wednesday afternoon. Flooding will be possible near the creek due to rainfall run off.
The Flash Flood Warning has been extended for southern Seneca, and southeastern Yates Counties through 4:15 this afternoon. There have been many reports of flooded roads in these areas. Please remember to never drive into flooded areas. The Seneca County Sheriff and Seneca County Emergency Management Office have issued a state of emergency for the towns of Lodi, Romulus, Ovid, and Covert. Some of the most concentrated damage has been located the gullies that empty into Seneca and Cayuga Lakes in these specific towns.
Most of the rain will taper to scattered showers by mid-afternoon. Please download the 13WHAM Weather app to stay informed with the latest information on our flooding potential.