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157 
WGUS81 KBUF 160850
FLSBUF
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
450 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

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


  BLACK RIVER AT BOONVILLE
  BLACK RIVER AT WATERTOWN
  MOOSE RIVER BELOW MCKEEVER


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.


&&

NYC045-049-065-161450-
/O.EXT.KBUF.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-140417T0300Z/
/BOON6.1.ER.140415T1612Z.140416T0631Z.140416T2100Z.NR/
450 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE BLACK RIVER AT BOONVILLE
* UNTIL THIS EVENING.
* AT 4 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 10.6 FEET AND HOLDING STEADY.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST. 
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS NEAR CREST NOW AND IS EXPECTED TO DROP 
  BELOW FLOOD STAGE LATE THIS AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 11.0 FEET...MODERATE FLOOD...RESIDENTIAL DAMAGES 
  BEGIN...ESPECIALLY IN PORTIONS OF CROGHAN AND CASTORMALND. 
  WIDESPREAD ROADWAY FLOODING...MANY ROAD CLOSURES...MAINLY IN LEWIS 
  COUNTY.

$$

NYC045-049-161450-
/O.CON.KBUF.FL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/ARTN6.2.ER.140414T0437Z.140418T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
450 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE BLACK RIVER AT WATERTOWN
* UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT 3 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 12.6 FEET AND RISING.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST. 
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING AND CREST NEAR 13.3 FEET 
  THURSDAY EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT 14.0 FEET...MAJOR FLOOD...HEAVY COMMERCIAL, INDUSTRIAL, 
  AND RESIDENTIAL DAMAGES. IN WATERTOWN, FLOODING OF HUNTINGTON 
  STREET, RIVER STREET RESIDENCES, WATERMATOX AND GAMBLE MARINE 
  FACTORIES; MAJOR RESIDENTIAL FLOODING IN TOWNS OF CARTHAGE AND 
  PHILADELPHIA.

$$

NYC049-065-161450-
/O.EXT.KBUF.FL.W.0003.000000T0000Z-140417T0045Z/
/MCKN6.2.ER.140415T0948Z.140415T2146Z.140416T1845Z.NO/
450 AM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL THIS EVENING...

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE MOOSE RIVER BELOW MCKEEVER
* UNTIL THIS EVENING.
* AT 4 AM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 13.2 FEET AND HOLDING STEADY.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST. 
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS NEAR CREST NOW AND IS EXPECTED TO DROP 
  BELOW FLOOD STAGE THIS AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 14.0 FEET...MODERATE FLOODING.

$$




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