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LAKESHORE HAZARD MESSAGE
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1047 AM EDT TUE AUG 22 2017

NYZ007-222300-
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/O.CON.KBUF.BH.S.0023.170822T2100Z-170823T0300Z/
JEFFERSON-
1047 AM EDT TUE AUG 22 2017

...LAKESHORE FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM THIS
AFTERNOON TO 11 PM EDT WEDNESDAY...
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 5 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...LAKE ONTARIO SHORE OF JEFFERSON COUNTY AND ALSO
  THE THOUSAND ISLANDS REGION OF THE SAINT LAWRENCE RIVER.

* LAKE SHORE FLOODING...STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP
  LATER THIS AFTERNOON AND BECOME WEST TONIGHT THROUGH
  WEDNESDAY. THE COMBINATION OF STRONG WINDS...HIGHER WAVE
  ACTION...AND HIGH LAKE LEVELS WILL BRING INCREASED SHORELINE
  EROSION AND LAKESHORE FLOODING.

* TIMING...THE BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE
  THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE THIS EVENING. THE LAKESHORE FLOOD
  WARNING IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
  WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...INCREASED SHORELINE EROSION AND LAKESHORE FLOODING
  IS EXPECTED. THE GREATEST IMPACTS ARE LIKELY TO OCCUR IN LOW
  LYING BAYS AND INLETS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKESHORE FLOOD WARNING MEANS LAKESHORE FLOODING IS OCCURRING,
IS IMMINENT, OR IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR. PEOPLE IN THE WARNING AREA
SHOULD TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTION TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY. LISTEN
TO LOCAL RADIO...TELEVISION...OR NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER
INFORMATION.

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THERE IS A HIGH SWIM
RISK. THIS MEANS LIFE THREATENING WAVES AND CURRENTS ARE
EXPECTED. STAY OUT OF THE WATER AND STAY AWAY FROM DANGEROUS
AREAS LIKE PIERS AND BREAKWALLS.

&&

$$

NYZ004>006-222300-
/O.CON.KBUF.LS.W.0014.170823T0200Z-170824T0300Z/
WAYNE-NORTHERN CAYUGA-OSWEGO-
1047 AM EDT TUE AUG 22 2017

...LAKESHORE FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS
EVENING TO 11 PM EDT WEDNESDAY...

* LOCATIONS...LAKE ONTARIO SHORE OF WAYNE, NORTHERN CAYUGA, AND
  OSWEGO COUNTIES.

* LAKE SHORE FLOODING...STRONG WEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP THIS
  EVENING AND CONTINUE THROUGH WEDNESDAY. THE COMBINATION OF
  STRONG WINDS...HIGHER WAVE ACTION...AND HIGH LAKE LEVELS WILL
  BRING INCREASED SHORELINE EROSION AND LAKESHORE FLOODING.

* TIMING...FROM LATE THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...INCREASED SHORELINE EROSION AND LAKESHORE FLOODING
  IS EXPECTED. THE GREATEST IMPACTS ARE LIKELY TO OCCUR IN LOW
  LYING BAYS AND INLETS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKESHORE FLOOD WARNING MEANS LAKESHORE FLOODING IS OCCURRING,
IS IMMINENT, OR IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR. PEOPLE IN THE WARNING AREA
SHOULD TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTION TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY. LISTEN
TO LOCAL RADIO...TELEVISION...OR NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER
INFORMATION.

&&

$$

NYZ010-019-085-222300-
/O.CON.KBUF.BH.S.0023.170822T1700Z-170823T0300Z/
NORTHERN ERIE-CHAUTAUQUA-SOUTHERN ERIE-
1047 AM EDT TUE AUG 22 2017

...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS
EVENING...

* LOCATIONS...BEACHES OF ERIE AND CHAUTAUQUA COUNTIES.

* TIMING...FROM EARLY THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...STRONG CURRENTS AND DANGEROUS SWIMMING CONDITIONS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THERE IS A HIGH SWIM
RISK. THIS MEANS LIFE THREATENING WAVES AND CURRENTS ARE
EXPECTED. STAY OUT OF THE WATER AND STAY AWAY FROM DANGEROUS
AREAS LIKE PIERS AND BREAKWALLS.

&&

$$

SMITH



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