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WGUS51 KBUF 150409
FFWBUF
NYC029-151000-
/O.NEW.KBUF.FF.W.0001.150315T0409Z-150315T1000Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1209 AM EDT SUN MAR 15 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  BUFFALO CREEK IN CENTRAL ERIE COUNTY WESTERN NEW YORK...

* UNTIL 600 AM EDT

* AT 1157 PM EDT...WEST SENECA POLICE REPORTED FLASH FLOODING DUE TO 
ICE JAMMING ON BUFFALO CREEK NEAR THE LEXINGTON GREEN SUBDIVISION. 
FLOODING MAY ALSO OCCUR FROM THE HARLEM ROAD BRIDGE OVER BUFFALO 
CREEK EASTWARD ALONG THE CREEK INTO THE TOWN OF ELMA DUE TO ICE 
JAMS.  

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THE CREEK IS AT 9.17 FEET AND STILL RISING. THIS IS MAJOR FLOOD 
STAGE. RESIDENTS ALONG BUFFALO CREEK ESPECIALLY 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

$$

SMITH





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