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WGUS51 KBUF 150737
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NYC029-063-151015-
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
337 AM EDT SAT AUG 15 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS EXTENDED THE

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  SOUTHERN NIAGARA COUNTY IN WESTERN NEW YORK... 
  NORTHERN ERIE COUNTY IN WESTERN NEW YORK...

* UNTIL 615 AM EDT

* AT 333 AM EDT...FLASH FLOODING WAS ONGOING ACROSS NORTHERN ERIE 
  AND FAR SOUTHERN NIAGARA COUNTY. LOCAL LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORTS 
  NUMEROUS ROADS FLOODED ACROSS THE BUFFALO NORTHTOWNS. DOPPLER 
  RADAR ESTIMATES 4 TO 5 INCHES OF RAIN FELL IN A LOCALIZED AREA 
  ALONG TONAWANDA CREEK. THE HEAVY RAIN HAS TAPERED OFF...HOWEVER 
  EXCESSIVE RUNOFF WILL CONTINUE TO PRODUCE FLOODING THROUGH THE 
  EARLY MORNING HOURS. 

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE... NORTH 
  TONAWANDA...AMHERST...PENDLETON...WOLCOTTSVILLE...CLARENCE AND 
  RAPIDS.

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 4314 7851 4305 7851 4304 7884 4313 7884

$$

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