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WGUS61 KBUF 190800
FFABUF

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
400 AM EDT WED AUG 19 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT FOR
WESTERN AND NORTH CENTRAL NEW YORK...

.AN UNUSUALLY STRONG STORM SYSTEM OVER THE UPPER GREAT LAKES WILL
DIRECT COPIOUS AMOUNTS OF GULF MOISTURE NORTHWARDS ACROSS THE
LOWER GREAT LAKES ON THURSDAY IN ADVANCE OF A SLOW MOVING COLD
FRONT. THIS WILL ENCOURAGE NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH
TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS TO MOVE OVER THE SAME AREAS...POSSIBLY
RESULTING IN SIGNIFICANT LOCALIZED RAINFALL.

NYZ001>005-010>014-019>021-085-191600-
/O.NEW.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
400 AM EDT WED AUG 19 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH
THURSDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH 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. 

* FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH THURSDAY EVENING.

* A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT CROSSING WESTERN NEW YORK ON THURSDAY
  WILL GENERATE NUMEROUS SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN A SUB
  TROPICAL AIRMASS. 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
  THURSDAY 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.

&&

$$

NYZ006>008-191600-
/O.NEW.KBUF.FF.A.0008.150820T1800Z-150821T0900Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
OSWEGO-JEFFERSON-LEWIS-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...OSWEGO...WATERTOWN...LOWVILLE
400 AM EDT WED AUG 19 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
LATE THURSDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A

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

* FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE THURSDAY NIGHT.

* A SLOW MOVING COLD FRONT CROSSING THE EASTERN LAKE ONTARIO
  REGION LATE THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT WILL GENERATE NUMEROUS
  SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITHIN A SUB TROPICAL AIRMASS.
  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.

&&

$$

RSH



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