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Rochester experiences the 2nd wettest Spring on record

May 7, 2017

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A flood warning that had been in effect for some counties along the southern shore of Lake Ontario were dropped as of early Monday morning.

There is still a lakeshore flood warning for parts of Wayne, Cayuga and Oswego Counties until 11pm on Monday.

There was a flood warning for Irondequoit Creek, which expired Sunday night. Ellison Park, one of the usual spots for spring flooding was impacted (the dog park was closed Sunday).

The National Weather Service in Buffalo also notes that Spring 2017 in Rochester is at this point, the 2nd wettest Spring in 147 years of record keeping. 1873 was the wettest Spring through May 6th.

Compared to last year, Rochester so far this Spring has had 3 times the amount of precipitation.