Flood warning issued for Gowanda

The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a flood warning for the Cattaraugus Creek in Gowanda through this evening.

At 3 a.m. today the stage was 9.6 feet and rising. Flood stage is 10.0 feet. The creek is expected to rise above flood stage late this morning and crest near 10.2 feet this afternoon.

Residents are also urged to watch for developing problems along Thatcher Creek in Gowanda and at Sunset Bay at the mouth near Lake Erie.