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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
449 AM EDT SUN JUL 27 2014


NYZ001>004-010>014-019>021-085-271700-
/O.NEW.KBUF.FA.A.0006.140728T0200Z-140728T2100Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
NIAGARA-ORLEANS-MONROE-WAYNE-NORTHERN ERIE-GENESEE-WYOMING-
LIVINGSTON-ONTARIO-CHAUTAUQUA-CATTARAUGUS-ALLEGANY-SOUTHERN ERIE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NIAGARA FALLS...MEDINA...ROCHESTER...
NEWARK...BUFFALO...BATAVIA...WARSAW...GENESEO...CANANDAIGUA...
JAMESTOWN...OLEAN...WELLSVILLE...ORCHARD PARK...SPRINGVILLE
449 AM EDT SUN JUL 27 2014

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY
AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF WESTERN NEW YORK...INCLUDING THE 
  FOLLOWING COUNTIES...ALLEGANY...CATTARAUGUS...CHAUTAUQUA... 
  GENESEE...LIVINGSTON...MONROE...NIAGARA...NORTHERN ERIE... 
  ONTARIO...ORLEANS...SOUTHERN ERIE...WAYNE AND WYOMING. 

* FROM THIS EVENING THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON.

* AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE AND A POTENT UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE
  WILL CROSS THE REGION TONIGHT THROUGH THE FIRST HALF OF MONDAY.
  THIS STORM SYSTEM HAS THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE LOCALLY HEAVY
  RAINFALL ACROSS PORTIONS OF WESTERN NEW YORK WITH 2 TO 3 INCHES
  OF RAIN POSSIBLE IN SOME LOCATIONS WHERE HEAVY RAIN PERSISTS THE
  LONGEST.

* EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL MAY PRODUCE FLOODING IN
  POOR DRAINAGE AND LOW LYING AREAS. IF MORE WIDESPREAD RAINFALL
  AMOUNTS REACH 2 INCHES FLOODING WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE ALONG SOME
  OF THE AREA RIVERS AND CREEKS.

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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