Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
334 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NEW
YORK...

  BLACK RIVER AT WATERTOWN


PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...NEVER DRIVE YOUR CAR THROUGH FLOODED ROADWAYS. THE
WATER MAY BE DEEPER THAN IT APPEARS.  TURN AROUND...DON`T DROWN!

STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO AND OTHER LOCAL MEDIA FOR FURTHER
DETAILS AND UPDATES.


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334 PM EDT FRI APR 18 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE BLACK RIVER AT WATERTOWN
* UNTIL SATURDAY MORNING.
* AT 2 PM FRIDAY THE STAGE WAS 11.5 FEET AND FALLING.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO FALL...AND IS EXPECTED TO
  DROP BELOW FLOOD STAGE EARLY SATURDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 12.0 FEET...MODERATE FLOOD...MORE EXTENSIVE FLOODING AND
  SIGNIFICANT DAMAGES TO AGRICULTURAL, COMMERCIAL, AND INDUSTRIAL
  AREAS. MANY ROAD CLOSURES IN LEWIS COUNTY. SIGNIFICANT FLOODING IN
  CARTHAGE AREA. SOME FLOODING RIVER AND HUNTINGTON STREETS IN
  WATERTOWN ALONG WITH WATERMATOX FACTORY.

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