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WGUS61 KBUF 200855
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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
455 AM EDT THU AUG 20 2015

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

.AN  STRONG STORM SYSTEM OVER THE UPPER GREAT LAKES 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 DOWNPOURS
WHICH MAY RESULT IN SIGNIFICANT LOCALIZED FLOODING.

NYZ001>005-010>014-019>021-085-201700-
/O.CON.KBUF.FF.A.0008.150820T1200Z-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
455 AM EDT THU AUG 20 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH THIS EVENING...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* WESTERN NEW YORK

* FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING THROUGH 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>008-201700-
/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
455 AM EDT THU AUG 20 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* EASTERN LAKE ONTARIO REGION.

* FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON 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.

&&

$$

APFFEL



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