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WGUS41 KBUF 151313
FLWBUF

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
913 AM EDT SUN MAR 15 2015

NYC029-160100-
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/00000.0.IJ.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
ERIE NY-
913 AM EDT SUN MAR 15 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  CAZENOVIA CREEK IN CENTRAL ERIE COUNTY IN WESTERN NEW YORK...
  THIS INCLUDES WEST SENECA...

* UNTIL 900 PM EDT SUNDAY

* AT 906 AM EDT ICE JAM FLOODING CONTINUED TO BE INDICATED BY LOCAL 
STREAM GAGES ON CAZENOVIA AND BUFFALO CREEKS. THE GAGE ON CAZENOVIA 
CREEK IS CURRENTLY AT 10.2 FEET AND FALLING. MINOR FLOODING CAN BE 
EXPECTED AT THIS LEVEL...INCLUDING FLOODING IN LOW LYING AREAS EST 
OF ORCHARD PARK ROAD AND SOUTH OF RIDGE ROAD IN WEST SENECA. SOME 
INUNDATION OF CAZENOVIA PARK IN SOUTH BUFFALO WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE. 

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR HAS BEEN REPORTED.
STREAM RISES FROM THIS POINT ON WILL BE SLOW AND FLASH FLOODING IS 
NOT EXPECTED. HOWEVER...ALL INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY 
PRECAUTIONS IMMEDIATELY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT. MOST
FLOOD RELATED DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS
WATER COVERED BRIDGES...DIPS...OR LOW WATER CROSSINGS. NEVER TRY TO
CROSS A FLOWING STREAM...EVEN A SMALL ONE...ON FOOT. TO ESCAPE RISING
WATER MOVE UP TO HIGHER GROUND.

&&

LAT...LON 4286 7882 4283 7868 4276 7863 4275 7866
      4280 7877 4285 7883

$$

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