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WGUS81 KBUF 171051
FLSBUF
FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
651 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.


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NYC045-049-171651-
/O.CON.KBUF.FL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-000000T0000Z/
/ARTN6.3.ER.140414T0437Z.140418T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NR/
651 AM EDT THU APR 17 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE BLACK RIVER AT WATERTOWN
* UNTIL LATE SATURDAY.
* AT 6 AM THURSDAY THE STAGE WAS 13.7 FEET AND RISING.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MAJOR FLOODING IS FORECAST. 
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE RISING AND CREST NEAR 14.2 FEET 
  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 AND 
  PHILADELPHIA.

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