posted on February 17, 2014 16:10
A thaw is around the corner for Western New York which coincides with a newly posted Flood Watch.
The National Weather Service is predicting a melting of the existing snow pack over the next four days as high temperatures are forecast from the mid 30s to the 40s by Friday. Starting at 6 p.m. Thursday and lasting for 24 hours, a Flood Watch will be in effect for al of WNY.
The snow melt will mean a greater chance for ice jam flooding.
Also, a Wind Advisory has also been posted for Genesee County. It runs from midnight to late Tuesday morning.
Winds from the south are expected to be blowing from 25 to 35 miles per hour with gusts up to 45.