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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
140 AM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

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OSWEGO-JEFFERSON-LEWIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OSWEGO...WATERTOWN...LOWVILLE
140 AM EDT TUE APR 15 2014

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

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

* THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY NIGHT.

* RUNOFF FROM SNOW MELT CAUSED BY WARM TEMPERATURES OVER THE PAST
  FEW DAYS WILL CONTINUE TO KEEP WATER LEVELS ON CREEKS AND
  STREAMS NEAR BANKFULL. PERIODS OF RAIN THROUGH TODAY WILL ALSO
  PRODUCE ADDITIONAL RUNOFF BRINGING AN ENHANCED RISK FOR
  FLOODING. THE RAIN WILL END AS SNOW LATE TODAY.

* THE GREATEST POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING WILL BE ALONG STREAMS AND 
  RIVERS WHICH HAVE SOURCE REGIONS ACROSS THE TUG HILL PLATEAU 
  AND WESTERN ADIRONDACKS. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS. YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE
ALERT FOR POSSIBLE FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO
FLOODING SHOULD BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING
DEVELOP. STAY TUNED TO WEATHER RADIO OR OTHER RADIO AND TV
STATIONS FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES

&&

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JJR





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