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WGUS81 KBUF 020036
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
836 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

NYC117-020300-
/O.CON.KBUF.FA.W.0020.000000T0000Z-140802T0300Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
WAYNE NY-
836 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 832 PM EDT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO 
SHOW SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS OVER WAYNE COUNTY...SOME OF WHICH ARE 
PRODUCING RAIN AT A RATE GREATER THAN ONE HALF INCH PER HOUR. 

SINCE 7 PM...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS HAVE PRODUCED 2 TO 3 AND A HALF 
INCHES OF RAIN OVER PARTS OF WAYNE COUNTY. DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATES 
THAT THE HEAVIEST RAINS HAVE FALLEN 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 IS IMMINENT OR 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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