Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
717 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...FORECAST FLOODING CHANGED FROM MODERATE TO MAJOR SEVERITY 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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NYC045-049-170517-
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/ARTN6.3.ER.140414T0437Z.140418T0000Z.000000T0000Z.NR/
717 PM EDT WED APR 16 2014

...FORECAST FLOODING INCREASED FROM MODERATE TO MAJOR SEVERITY...

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
  THE BLACK RIVER AT WATERTOWN
* UNTIL LATE SATURDAY.
* AT 6 PM WEDNESDAY THE STAGE WAS 13.4 FEET AND RISING.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* MODERATE FLOODING IS OCCURRING AND MAJOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL CONTINUE TO RISE AND CREST NEAR 14.2 FEET
  EARLY THURSDAY EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT 14.0 FEET...MAJOR FLOOD...HEAVY COMMERCIAL, INDUSTRIAL,
  AND RESIDENTIAL DAMAGES. IN WATERTOWN, FLOODING OF HUNTINGTON
  STREET, RIVER STREET RESIDENCES, WATERMATOX AND GAMBLE MARINE
  FACTORIES; MAJOR RESIDENTIAL FLOODING IN TOWNS OF CARTHAGE AND
  PHILADELPHIA.

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