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WGUS41 KBUF 110022
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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
822 PM EDT MON AUG 10 2015

NYC055-069-110315-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
ONTARIO NY-MONROE NY-
822 PM EDT MON AUG 10 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN ONTARIO COUNTY IN WESTERN NEW YORK...
  SOUTHERN MONROE COUNTY IN WESTERN NEW YORK...

* UNTIL 1115 PM EDT

* AT 814 PM EDT...PUBLIC REPORTS OF HEAVY RAINFALL LEADING TO 
  STANDING WATER ON ROADWAYS AND FIELDS AND DOPPLER RADAR ESTIMATES 
  OF 2 TO 3 INCHES HAVE FALLEN IN AREAS SOUTH AND EAST OF 
  ROCHESTER... ESPECIALLY NEAR MENDON. AS HEAVY RAINFALL CONTINUES 
  TO MOVE ACROSS THE ROCHESTER METRO AREA AND TOWNS SOUTH OF THE 
  CITY THROUGH 11 PM... ADDITIONAL URBAN FLOODING AND STANDING WATER 
  ON ROADWAYS WILL DEVELOP.

* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...
  ROCHESTER...IRONDEQUOIT...CHILI...EAST ROCHESTER...WEBSTER... 
  FAIRPORT...BRIGHTON AND GATES-NORTH GATES...MENDON...HONEOYE 
  FALLS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER IN
URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER
POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL
ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE ROUTES. IT TAKES ONLY A FEW
INCHES OF SWIFTLY FLOWING WATER TO CARRY VEHICLES AWAY.

&&

LAT...LON 4294 7758 4294 7776 4295 7773 4298 7772
      4299 7773 4299 7788 4315 7790 4321 7738
      4293 7736 4293 7757

$$

CHURCH



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