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WGUS61 KBUF 201633
FFABUF

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1233 PM EDT THU AUG 20 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT TODAY AND INTO TONIGHT FOR WESTERN
AND NORTH CENTRAL NEW YORK...

.A STRONG STORM SYSTEM OVER WESTERN ONTARIO PROVINCE WILL BRING
WARM AND MOIST GULF MOISTURE NORTHWARDS INTO THE LOWER GREAT LAKES
REGION TODAY IN ADVANCE OF A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT. THIS WILL
RESULT IN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH TORRENTIAL RAINFALL WHICH
MAY RESULT IN SIGNIFICANT LOCALIZED FLOODING.

NYZ001>005-010>014-019>021-085-210045-
/O.CON.KBUF.FF.A.0008.000000T0000Z-150821T0300Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
NIAGARA-ORLEANS-MONROE-WAYNE-NORTHERN CAYUGA-NORTHERN ERIE-
GENESEE-WYOMING-LIVINGSTON-ONTARIO-CHAUTAUQUA-CATTARAUGUS-
ALLEGANY-SOUTHERN ERIE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NIAGARA FALLS...MEDINA...ROCHESTER...
NEWARK...FAIR HAVEN...BUFFALO...BATAVIA...WARSAW...GENESEO...
CANANDAIGUA...JAMESTOWN...OLEAN...WELLSVILLE...ORCHARD PARK...
SPRINGVILLE
1233 PM EDT THU AUG 20 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS
EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND WESTERN NEW YORK...INCLUDING THE 
  FOLLOWING COUNTIES...IN CENTRAL NEW YORK...NORTHERN CAYUGA. IN 
  WESTERN NEW YORK...ALLEGANY...CATTARAUGUS...CHAUTAUQUA... 
  GENESEE...LIVINGSTON...MONROE...NIAGARA...NORTHERN ERIE... 
  ONTARIO...ORLEANS...SOUTHERN ERIE...WAYNE AND WYOMING. 

* UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING.

* A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT CROSSING WESTERN NEW YORK WILL RESULT 
  IN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS TODAY. DOWNPOURS ASSOCIATED WITH 
  THIS ACTIVITY COULD TRAIN OVER THE SAME AREAS...POSSIBLY 
  LEADING TO SIGNIFICANT LOCALIZED RAINFALL AMOUNTS. 

* EXCESSIVE RUNOFF PRODUCED BY LOCALIZED HEAVY RAINFALL ON TODAY 
  MAY RESULT IN RAPID RISES ON SMALL STREAMS AND CREEKS IN 
  ADDITION TO URBAN AND POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. BE PREPARED TO ACT 
  QUICKLY AND GET TO HIGHER GROUND SHOULD STORMS PRODUCE 
  PROLONGED HEAVY RAINFALL IN OR NEAR YOUR AREA. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THE THREAT OF FLASH FLOODING EXISTS
ALONG RIVERS AND CREEKS. IF YOU ARE IN THE WATCH AREA YOU SHOULD
MONITOR WEATHER CONDITIONS CLOSELY. BE READY TO MOVE TO HIGHER
GROUND IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED OR A WARNING IS ISSUED. STAY TUNED
TO WEATHER RADIO OR OTHER RADIO AND TV STATIONS FOR FURTHER
UPDATES.

&&

$$

NYZ006>008-210045-
/O.CON.KBUF.FF.A.0008.150820T1800Z-150821T0900Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
OSWEGO-JEFFERSON-LEWIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OSWEGO...WATERTOWN...LOWVILLE
1233 PM EDT THU AUG 20 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF CENTRAL NEW YORK...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING 
  COUNTIES...JEFFERSON...LEWIS AND OSWEGO. 

* THROUGH LATE TONIGHT.

* A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT CROSSING WESTERN NEW YORK WILL RESULT 
  IN SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS THIS AFTERNOON AND INTO TONIGHT. 
  DOWNPOURS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS ACTIVITY COULD TRAIN OVER THE 
  SAME AREAS...POSSIBLY LEADING TO SIGNIFICANT LOCALIZED 
  RAINFALL AMOUNTS. 

* EXCESSIVE RUNOFF PRODUCED BY LOCALIZED HEAVY RAINFALL LATE 
  THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT MAY RESULT IN RAPID RISES ON SMALL 
  STREAMS AND CREEKS IN ADDITION TO POOR DRAINAGE AREAS. BE 
  PREPARED TO ACT QUICKLY AND GET TO HIGHER GROUND SHOULD STORMS 
  PRODUCE PROLONGED HEAVY RAINFALL IN OR NEAR YOUR AREA. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THE THREAT OF FLASH FLOODING EXISTS
ALONG RIVERS AND CREEKS. IF YOU ARE IN THE WATCH AREA YOU SHOULD
MONITOR WEATHER CONDITIONS CLOSELY. BE READY TO MOVE TO HIGHER
GROUND IF FLOODING IS OBSERVED OR A WARNING IS ISSUED. STAY TUNED
TO WEATHER RADIO OR OTHER RADIO AND TV STATIONS FOR FURTHER
UPDATES.

&&

$$



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