Flooding in Western New York

December 22, 2013 Updated Dec 22, 2013 at 7:30 PM EDT

By WKBW News

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December 22, 2013 Updated Dec 22, 2013 at 7:30 PM EDT

BOWMANSVILLE, N.Y. (WKBW)- Rainfall from today and yesterday causing some major flooding in parts of Western New York, including in Bowmansville.

The flooding issue stemmed from the Ellicott Creek, where water levels continued to rise.

Locals stopped by the creek to see it with their own eyes and snap pictures.

The rising creek certainly caused damage in the area. Cars were submerged in water, powerlines were down, and yards and basements were submerged in water.

Click the video for a closer look at the damage.