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WGUS81 KBUF 171536
FLSBUF
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1136 AM EDT THU APR 17 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.

&&

NYC045-049-172136-
/O.EXT.KBUF.FL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-140419T2200Z/
/ARTN6.2.ER.140414T0437Z.140417T1015Z.140419T1600Z.NO/
1136 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE BLACK RIVER AT WATERTOWN
* UNTIL SATURDAY EVENING.
* AT 11 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 13.7 FEET AND STEADY.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MODERATE FLOODING IS FORECAST. 
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL REMAIN NEAR CREST OF 13.7 FEET THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON
  AND THEN WILL START TO SLOWLY DROP THIS 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.

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