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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
951 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

NYC117-020300-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
WAYNE NY-
951 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1100 PM EDT FOR URBAN
AREAS AND SMALL STREAMS IN CENTRAL WAYNE COUNTY...

AT 948 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED 
THAT THE STRONG THUNDERSTORMS RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SEVERE WEATHER AND 
FLOODING HAVE MOVED OUT OF THE REGION. WHILE THE HEAVY RAINS HAVE 
ENDED OVER CENTRAL AND WESTERN PORTIONS OF WAYNE COUNTY...WATER IN 
THE FLOODED AREAS WILL TAKE SOME TIME TO RECEDE. 

SINCE ABOUT 7 PM...2 TO 3 AND A HALF INCHES OF RAIN FELL OVER PARTS 
OF CENTRAL AND WESTERN WAYNE COUNTY. THE HEAVIEST RAINS FELL NEAR 
WILLIAMSON IN THE RED AND SALMON CREEK BASINS...WITH EVEN MORE 
SIGNIFICANT RAINS FROM NEWARK TO LYONS...INCLUDING MUD CREEK.

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING HAS BEEN REPORTED. STREAM RISES 
WILL BE SLOW AND FLASH FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED. HOWEVER...ALL 
INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS IMMEDIATELY.

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.

BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE
DANGERS OF FLOODING. IF 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 4305 7730 4329 7732 4330 7712 4330 7708
      4328 7704 4329 7691 4303 7692

$$

RSH






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