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WGUS71 KBUF 150114
FFSBUF

FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
914 PM EDT TUE JUL 14 2015

NYC009-150245-
/O.CON.KBUF.FF.W.0018.000000T0000Z-150715T0245Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CATTARAUGUS NY-
914 PM EDT TUE JUL 14 2015

...THE FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1045 PM EDT FOR
CENTRAL CATTARAUGUS COUNTY...

AT 905 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING 
HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. SINCE 800 PM DOPPLER RADAR HAS 
ESTIMATED BETWEEN AN INCH TO AN INCH AND A HALF OF RAINFALL HAS 
FALLEN OVER THE WARNED AREA. ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF A HALF INCH OR 
MORE IS POSSIBLE...MAINLY OVER CENTRAL AND EASTERN PORTIONS OF 
CATTARAUGUS COUNTY. CREEKS AND STREAMS CAN CONTINUE TO RISE EVEN 
AFTER THE RAIN ENDS. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING.

TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

&&

LAT...LON 4238 7905 4248 7870 4247 7870 4251 7859
      4227 7842 4219 7904

$$

THOMAS



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