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WGUS71 KBUF 022253
FFSBUF

FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
653 PM EDT SAT AUG 2 2014

NYC009-013-029-030115-
/O.CON.KBUF.FF.W.0021.000000T0000Z-140803T0115Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CATTARAUGUS NY-CHAUTAUQUA NY-ERIE NY-
653 PM EDT SAT AUG 2 2014

...A FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 915 PM EDT FOR
SOUTHEASTERN ERIE...CHAUTAUQUA AND NORTHWESTERN CATTARAUGUS
COUNTIES...

AT 645 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO 
INDICATE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING FLASH FLOODING OVER THE WARNED AREA.

THE HEAVIEST RAIN HAS FALLEN ACROSS SOUTHERN CHAUTAUQUA FROM FINDLEY 
LAKE TO JAMESTOWN...WITH ANOTHER AREA OF LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN JUST 
EAST OF SPRINGVILLE. AROUND 2 INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN IN THESE 
LOCATIONS...WITH UP TO AN ADDITIONAL HALF INCH OF RAIN POSSIBLE FROM 
LINGERING RAIN IN THE WARNED AREA.

THIS WILL PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING IN SOME LOCATIONS IN THE WARNED 
AREA. AREAS WITH STEEP TERRAIN AND URBAN AREAS WILL BE MOST 
VULNERABLE TO FLASH FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...HIGHWAYS AND UNDERPASSES. ADDITIONALLY...COUNTRY
ROADS AND FARMLANDS ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS...STREAMS AND OTHER LOW
LYING AREAS ARE SUBJECT TO FLOODING.

&&

LAT...LON 4221 7977 4244 7924 4249 7899 4257 7847
      4240 7846 4221 7894 4199 7925 4200 7977

$$

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