Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Buffalo, NY

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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
849 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

NYC055-020345-
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849 PM EDT FRI AUG 1 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  MONROE COUNTY IN WESTERN NEW YORK...
  THIS INCLUDES THE CITIES OF...ROCHESTER...IRONDEQUOIT...GREECE...
  GATES-NORTH GATES...GATES...

* UNTIL 1145 PM EDT

* AT 845 PM AREAS OF URBAN FLOODING HAVE BEEN REPORTED ACROSS
PORTIONS OF CENTRAL AND NORTHERN MONROE COUNTY...INCLUDING
ROCHESTER AND ITS SURROUNDING WESTERN AND NORTHERN SUBURBS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AND PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN AREAS...
HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER POOR DRAINAGE
AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

&&

LAT...LON 4327 7761 4324 7754 4323 7754 4313 7758
      4314 7779 4331 7771

$$

MITCHELL





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