[WATCH] Channel 4 shows incredible rescue in action
Flooding around western New York created a slew of problems for residents and officials. As melting snow and rain filled ice-covered creeks with water, residents in some neighborhoods were told to evacuate and some needed extra help to get to higher ground safely. . Channel 4 was live as security teams brought a family to safety.
Snow and cold air returned to Buffalo to wrap up a busy week that showed a variety of weather conditions.
Snow and bitter cold returned to Buffalo and western New York after two days of rain and melting snow. But before temperatures plummeted overnight, there were some intense moments along some streams and creeks in Erie County.
In a series of Tweets from county officials and the National Weather Service, residents in some areas were urged to evacuate out of an abundance of caution.
Emergency teams were busy keeping tabs on the most vulnerable people.
Water was rising rapidly across the region Thursday afternoon.
Snow, wind and further warming are forecast for the next few days around Buffalo. Be prepared for ice and a slippery ride on Friday.
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