Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
637 PM EDT THU APR 20 2017

NYZ010-085-210000-
Southern Erie-Northern Erie-
637 PM EDT THU APR 20 2017

...AN AREA OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT NORTHEASTERN ERIE
COUNTY...

At 634 PM EDT, strong thunderstorms were clustered over the Buffalo
metro area. These will produce heavy rainfall which will result in
ponding of water and localized flooding in low-lying areas.

In addition, more rainfall is expected later this evening which may
result in additional ponding and potentially more widespread
flooding. Motorists should exercise caution, and be alert for water
ponded on area roadways.

Locations impacted include...
Buffalo, Cheektowaga, West Seneca, Clarence, Lackawanna, Kenmore,
Depew, Amherst, Tonawanda and Lancaster.

This includes Interstate 90 between exits 57 and 49.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may cause
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways.

LAT...LON 4280 7887 4286 7890 4293 7890 4294 7891
      4297 7892 4297 7888 4306 7853 4280 7851
      4272 7894
TIME...MOT...LOC 2234Z 248DEG 3KT 4285 7879

$$

Apffel


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