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WGUS71 KBUF 150722
FFSBUF

FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
322 AM EDT SUN MAR 15 2015

NYC029-151000-
/O.CON.KBUF.FF.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150315T1000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
ERIE NY-
322 AM EDT SUN MAR 15 2015

...A FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600 AM EDT FOR 
BUFFALO CREEK IN CENTRAL ERIE COUNTY...

* AT 315 AM EDT...THE BUFFALO CREEK AT GARDENVILLE WAS AT 10.18 FEET 
AND HOLDING STEADY...IN RESPONSE TO ICE JAMMING FURTHER DOWNSTREAM 
NEAR THE LEXINGTON GREEN SUBDIVISION. THIS CREEK LEVEL IS AT MAJOR 
FLOOD STAGE...AND WILL RESULT IN FLOODING ALONG THE LENGTH OF THE 
CREEK FROM THE HARLEM ROAD BRIDGE EASTWARD INTO THE TOWN OF ELMA. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

RESIDENTS ALONG BUFFALO CREEK...ESPECIALLY THOSE IN THE LEXINGTON 
GREEN SUBDIVISION...SHOULD PREPARE TO EVACUATE IF FLOOD WATERS 
THREATEN THEIR HOMES.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF FLASH FLOODING IS OBSERVED ACT QUICKLY. MOVE
UP TO HIGHER GROUND TO ESCAPE FLOOD WATERS. DO NOT STAY IN AREAS
SUBJECT TO FLOODING WHEN WATER BEGINS RISING.

&&

LAT...LON 4287 7879 4286 7875 4286 7859 4284 7858
      4283 7860 4284 7877 4286 7880

$$

JJR






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