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Rain tapered off to a drizzle over Western New York Sunday, eliminating the threat of flooding from a storm that dropped record amounts of precipitation over the area Saturday.

Only .15 inch of rain fell at the National Weather Service office at Greater Buffalo International Airport Sunday.

The official total Saturday was 1.41 inches, making it the wettest Oct. 19 in history. Areas east of Buffalo were wetter yet. Rochester reported a record 2.42 inches. Batavia saw 3.1 inches.

The heavy rain produced minor flooding in poor drainage areas and prompted a flood watch on the Genesee River in Allegany County, which was within two feet of the top of its banks Saturday evening.

The rain diminished, however, before the river reached the danger stage.

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