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Buffalo, New York - A flash flood watch is posted for Southern Erie, Allegany, Cattaraugus, Chautauqua and Wyoming Counties from Noon Saturday through the evening.
Heavy rains caused flash flooding for portions of the Southern Tier Friday.
A state of emergency is in effect in the Village of Wellsville in Allegany County. Roads were damaged and flooded in Wellsville, Belmont and Scio.
Emergency crews evacuated some of the residents.
Wellsville Police say dozens of streets and roadways are impassable and are closed. Some of the roads could be closed for the next several days.
Officials are asking residents to avoid any unnecessary travel in areas affected by the flash floods.