Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
437 AM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

NYZ001>004-010>014-019>021-085-281645-
/O.CON.KBUF.FA.A.0006.000000T0000Z-140728T2100Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
NIAGARA-ORLEANS-MONROE-WAYNE-NORTHERN ERIE-GENESEE-WYOMING-
LIVINGSTON-ONTARIO-CHAUTAUQUA-CATTARAUGUS-ALLEGANY-SOUTHERN ERIE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NIAGARA FALLS...MEDINA...ROCHESTER...
NEWARK...BUFFALO...BATAVIA...WARSAW...GENESEO...CANANDAIGUA...
JAMESTOWN...OLEAN...WELLSVILLE...ORCHARD PARK...SPRINGVILLE
437 AM EDT MON JUL 28 2014

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* A PORTION OF WESTERN NEW YORK...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  COUNTIES...ALLEGANY...CATTARAUGUS...CHAUTAUQUA...GENESEE...
  LIVINGSTON...MONROE...NIAGARA...NORTHERN ERIE...ONTARIO...
  ORLEANS...SOUTHERN ERIE...WAYNE AND WYOMING.

* THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON.

* AN AREA OF LOW PRESSURE AND A POTENT UPPER LEVEL DISTURBANCE
  WILL CROSS THE REGION THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. THIS STORM SYSTEM
  HAS THE POTENTIAL TO PRODUCE LOCALLY HEAVY RAINFALL ACROSS
  PORTIONS OF WESTERN NEW YORK WITH 2 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN POSSIBLE
  IN SOME LOCATIONS WHERE HEAVY RAIN PERSISTS THE LONGEST.

* EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL MAY PRODUCE FLOODING IN
  POOR DRAINAGE AND LOW LYING AREAS. IF MORE WIDESPREAD RAINFALL
  AMOUNTS REACH 2 INCHES FLOODING WILL ALSO BE POSSIBLE ALONG
  SOME OF THE AREA RIVERS AND CREEKS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS. YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE
ALERT FOR POSSIBLE FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO
FLOODING SHOULD BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING
DEVELOP. STAY TUNED TO WEATHER RADIO OR OTHER RADIO AND TV
STATIONS FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES

&&

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MITCHELL





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