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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1043 AM EDT SUN JUL 27 2014

NYZ001>004-010>014-019>021-085-272300-
/O.CON.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
1043 AM EDT SUN JUL 27 2014

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM EDT THIS EVENING
THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES 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 LATE 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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