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Flood watch begins Saturday
Gates, N.Y.A touch of spring will hit the Rochester area Saturday. With temperatures forecast well into the 40s, coming off snowstorms and a deep-freeze, some areas are about to experience flooding.
Oh yeah we'll get lots of water hopefully our sump pump will work keep running and running because our creek runs pretty good, said Krystle Francisco of Gates.
Flooding wont impact the entire region, but places that generally see significant spring flooding, areas west of Rochester and low-lying ones, according to Meteorologist Mark McLean
In Gates, highway department workers spent time Thursday clearing traditionally troublesome places from catch basins to streams that tend to clog with ice, according to Joe Amico, Highway Superintendent for the town of Gates.