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Coastal Flood Statement
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WHUS41 KBUF 242328
CFWBUF

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
COASTAL HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
628 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

NYZ010-019-085-250600-
/O.CON.KBUF.LS.Y.0001.000000T0000Z-141125T0600Z/
NORTHERN ERIE-CHAUTAUQUA-SOUTHERN ERIE-
628 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

...LAKESHORE FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST
TUESDAY...

* LOCATIONS...LAKE ERIE SHORE OF CHAUTAUQUA AND ERIE COUNTIES.

* LAKE SHORE FLOODING...STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL CAUSE LAKE 
  ERIE WATER LEVELS TO RISE SHARPLY. WATER LEVELS ARE EXPECTED 
  TO RISE TO NEAR 6 FEET ABOVE LOW WATER DATUM. 

* TIMING...THROUGH 1 AM TUESDAY.

* IMPACTS...MINOR LAKESHORE FLOODING IS POSSIBLE...MAINLY IN LOWER
  AREAS ALONG THE SHORE AND IN BAYS AND HARBORS. THE COMBINATION
  OF HIGH WATER LEVELS AND HIGH WAVE ACTION WILL CAUSE WATER TO
  SPRAY ACROSS ROUTE 5 IN ATHOL SPRINGS. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKESHORE FLOOD ADVISORY INDICATES THAT ONSHORE WINDS WILL
GENERATE MINOR FLOODING OF LOW AREAS ALONG THE LAKESHORE.

&&

$$

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