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WGUS71 KBUF 281452
FFSBUF

FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1052 AM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

NYC055-069-281645-
/O.CON.KBUF.FF.W.0015.000000T0000Z-140728T1645Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
ONTARIO NY-MONROE NY-
1052 AM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

...A FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1245 PM EDT FOR
SOUTH CENTRAL MONROE AND ONTARIO COUNTIES...

AT 1041 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO 
INDICATE HEAVY RAIN ACROSS ONTARIO COUNTY. THE AXIS OF HEAVIEST 
RAINS WILL CONTINUE TO BE CENTERED ACROSS CENTRAL AND EASTERN 
PORTIONS OF ONTARIO COUNTY THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE MORNING 
HOURS. RAINFALL RATES IN EXCESS OF AN INCH AN HOUR ARE EXPECTED 
DURING THIS TIME.

THE AREA MOST VULNERABLE TO FLASH FLOODING IS SOME OF THE STEEP 
TERRAIN LOCATED ACROSS THE BRISTOL HILLS AND ALONG CANANDAIGUA LAKE 
WHERE THERE ARE SEVERAL ROADWAYS PRONE TO WASHOUTS IN HEAVY RAINFALL.

LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO BRISTOL...
VICTOR...PHELPS...GENEVA...CLIFTON SPRINGS AND CANANDAIGUA

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL 
CREEKS AND STREAMS...HIGHWAYS AND UNDERPASSES.

IN HILLY TERRAIN THERE ARE HUNDREDS OF LOW WATER CROSSINGS WHICH ARE
POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS IN HEAVY RAIN. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS
FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW INCHES OF
SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 4257 7740 4292 7752 4307 7772 4303 7737
      4300 7696 4277 7698 4275 7714 4276 7731
      4273 7734 4268 7734 4267 7736 4258 7736

$$

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