More than an inch of rain fell overnight at the Buffalo Niagara International Airport in Cheektowaga, according to the National Weather Service.
The weather service reported 1.36 inches of rain fell at the airport since 3 a.m., with an inch falling between 4 and 5 a.m.
It was enough rain to make a slight dent in the region's drought.
— NWS BUFFALO (@NWSBUFFALO) August 25, 2016
The quick blast of heavy rain also overran numerous wastewater treatment plants across Western New York, resulting in discharges of sewage into area waterways, according to NY-Alert reports.
Ellicott and Two Mile creeks in the Town of Tonawanda
Buffalo River in West Seneca
Scajaquada, Cayuga and Ellicott creeks in Cheektowaga
Rush Creek in Blasdell
A complete list, locations and amounts discharged included in the area's is here: Sewage Alerts as of 9 am on 082516.
Western New York will see a chance of showers all day. High temperatures are expected to hit the low 80s near the lake shore to the mid 80s inland.