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WGUS81 KBUF 181536
FLSBUF
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1136 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NEW 
YORK...


  BLACK RIVER AT WATERTOWN


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...NEVER DRIVE YOUR CAR THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS. THE 
WATER MAY BE DEEPER THAN IT APPEARS.  TURN AROUND...DON'T DROWN!

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER LOCAL MEDIA FOR FURTHER 
DETAILS AND UPDATES.


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NYC045-049-182136-
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/ARTN6.2.ER.140414T0437Z.140417T1015Z.140419T0824Z.NO/
1136 AM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE BLACK RIVER AT WATERTOWN
* UNTIL SATURDAY MORNING.
* AT 10 AM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 11.8 FEET AND FALLING.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST. 
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL...AND IS EXPECTED TO 
  DROP BELOW FLOOD STAGE EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 12.0 FEET...MODERATE FLOOD...MORE EXTENSIVE FLOODING AND
  SIGNIFICANT DAMAGES TO AGRICULTURAL, COMMERCIAL, AND INDUSTRIAL 
  AREAS. MANY ROAD CLOSURES IN LEWIS COUNTY. SIGNIFICANT FLOODING IN 
  THE CARTHAGE AREA. SOME FLOODING OF RIVER AND HUNTINGTON STREETS IN 
  WATERTOWN ALONG WITH THE WATERMATOX FACTORY.

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