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URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
331 AM EST SAT JAN 3 2015

NYZ001>003-010>012-019-085-031700-
/O.UPG.KBUF.HW.A.0001.150104T1200Z-150105T0000Z/
/O.NEW.KBUF.HW.W.0001.150104T1200Z-150105T0000Z/
NIAGARA-ORLEANS-MONROE-NORTHERN ERIE-GENESEE-WYOMING-CHAUTAUQUA-
SOUTHERN ERIE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NIAGARA FALLS...MEDINA...ROCHESTER...
BUFFALO...BATAVIA...WARSAW...JAMESTOWN...ORCHARD PARK...
SPRINGVILLE
331 AM EST SAT JAN 3 2015

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 7 PM EST SUNDAY...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WARNING...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM 7 AM TO 7 PM EST SUNDAY. THE
HIGH WIND WATCH IS NO LONGER IN EFFECT. 

* LOCATIONS...CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY...THE NIAGARA FRONTIER...AND
  MONROE COUNTY.

* TIMING...EARLY SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH EARLY SUNDAY EVENING. THE
  GREATEST RISK FOR DAMAGING WINDS WILL BE BETWEEN LATE SUNDAY
  MORNING AND MID SUNDAY AFTERNOON.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 30 TO 40 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 65 MPH.

* IMPACTS...WINDS OF THIS MAGNITUDE MAY BRING DOWN SOME TREE LIMBS
  AND POWER LINES RESULTING IN SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES. THESE
  WINDS WILL ALSO MAKE TRAVEL DIFFICULT FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES.
  IN ADDITION...ANY HOLIDAY DECORATIONS STILL OUTSIDE WILL BE
  DAMAGED IF THEY ARE NOT SECURELY TIED DOWN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS OF 40 MPH ARE
EXPECTED FOR AT LEAST AN HOUR...WITH GUSTS OF 58 MPH OR GREATER
AT ANY TIME. DAMAGE TO TREES...POWER LINES...AND PROPERTY ARE
POSSIBLE WITH WIND OF THIS MAGNITUDE. IF YOU HAVE A HIGH PROFILE
VEHICLES BE EXTRA CAREFUL UNTIL THE WIND SUBSIDES. STAY TUNED TO
WEATHER RADIO OR OTHER RADIO AND TV STATIONS FOR FURTHER DETAILS
OR UPDATES.

&&

$$

JJR/RSH





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