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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
1021 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

NYC009-013-029-037-121-242115-
/O.CON.KBUF.FA.W.0021.000000T0000Z-141124T2115Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CATTARAUGUS NY-GENESEE NY-WYOMING NY-CHAUTAUQUA NY-ERIE NY-
1021 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 415 PM EST MONDAY FOR
ERIE...NORTHERN CHAUTAUQUA...WYOMING...SOUTHERN GENESEE AND
NORTHWESTERN CATTARAUGUS COUNTIES...

AT 1020 PM EST...TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE WARNED AREA WERE WELL ABOVE
FREEZING AND WILL REMAIN THERE THROUGH MONDAY. TEMPERATURES WILL
STEADILY CLIMB INTO THE LOWER 50S ON SUNDAY...BEFORE REACHING 60 ON
MONDAY. WHILE RAINFALL WILL GENERALLY BE A QUARTER INCH OR LESS
THROUGH SUNDAY NIGHT...SIGNIFICANT SNOWMELT HAS BEGUN AND WILL NOW
CONTINUE THROUGH THE REMAINDER OF THE WEEKEND. IT IS THIS SNOWMELT
THAT WILL ULTIMATELY CAUSE THE FLOODING CONCERNS.

CORE SAMPLES OF THE DEEP SNOWPACK AT THE START OF THE WEEKEND
INDICATED THAT AS MUCH AS 5 TO 6 INCHES OF WATER WAS LOCKED IN
PLACE...BUT AS TEMPERATURES CONTINUE TO CLIMB...THIS WATER WILL BE
RELEASED...AND IN SOME CASES FAIRLY RAPIDLY. SINCE MANY STORM DRAINS
ARE SNOW CLOGGED...MANY URBAN AREAS WILL LIKELY BE THE FIRST TO
EXPERIENCE FLOODING WITH SEVERAL FEET OF WATER POSSIBLY ACCUMULATING
ON SOME STRETCHES OF ROAD. RESIDENTIAL BASEMENTS WILL START TO FLOOD
DURING THIS TIME AS WELL.

AREA TRIBUTARIES...PARTICULARLY BUFFALO CREEK...CAZENOVIA CREEK...
CAYUGA CREEK AND ELLICOTT CREEK...WILL TAKE A BIT LONGER TO
EXPERIENCE SIGNIFICANT RISES WITH THE POTENTIAL TO REACH AT LEAST
MINOR FLOOD STAGE SUNDAY NIGHT AND MONDAY.

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR HAS BEEN REPORTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

&&

LAT...LON 4242 7946 4250 7935 4256 7916 4271 7904
      4271 7899 4276 7889 4279 7886 4290 7891
      4301 7849 4302 7795 4253 7807 4253 7848
      4244 7877 4230 7968

$$

RSH

FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
902 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING
FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NEW YORK...

  CAZENOVIA CREEK NEAR EBENEZER
  BUFFALO CREEK NEAR GARDENVILLE
  CAYUGA CREEK NEAR LANCASTER
  ELLICOTT CREEK NEAR WILLIAMSVILLE

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.


&&

NYC029-121-230802-
/O.NEW.KBUF.FL.W.0002.141124T0928Z-141125T0712Z/
/GDVN6.1.ER.141124T0928Z.141124T1200Z.141125T0112Z.NO/
902 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE BUFFALO CREEK NEAR GARDENVILLE
* FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT TO LATE MONDAY NIGHT.
* AT 8 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 2.6 FEET AND SLOWLY RISING.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE EARLY
  MONDAY MORNING AND CREST NEAR 7.8 FEET MONDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 8.0 FEET...MODERATE FLOOD, FLOODING IS LIKELY ALONG LOW
  LYING AREAS NEAR THE BUFFALO CREEK, ESPECIALLY NEAR COLLINS AVENUE,
  ELMA TOWN PARK, AND IN SOME SECTIONS OF ELMA VILLAGE NORTH OF THE
  BOWEN ROAD BRIDGE.

&&

LAT...LON 4288 7889 4288 7857 4278 7856 4278 7861
      4282 7867 4282 7887

$$

FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
902 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING
FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NEW YORK...

  CAZENOVIA CREEK NEAR EBENEZER
  BUFFALO CREEK NEAR GARDENVILLE
  CAYUGA CREEK NEAR LANCASTER
  ELLICOTT CREEK NEAR WILLIAMSVILLE

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.


&&

NYC029-121-230802-
/O.NEW.KBUF.FL.W.0003.141124T0705Z-141125T0736Z/
/LCSN6.1.ER.141124T0705Z.141124T1800Z.141125T0136Z.UU/
902 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE CAYUGA CREEK NEAR LANCASTER
* FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT TO LATE MONDAY NIGHT.
* AT 8 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 4.4 FEET AND SLOWLY RISING.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE EARLY
  MONDAY MORNING AND CREST NEAR 9.4 FEET MONDAY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 10.0 FEET...MODERATE FLOOD, FLOODING OF BACKYARDS,
  BASEMENTS AND STREETS IN VILLAGE OF LANCASTER. SOME FLOODING OF LOW
  LYING AREAS IN ALDEN, MARILLA, AND CHEEKTOWAGA, ESPECIALLY NEAR
  BOWEN ROAD AND TRANSIT ROAD. SOME FLOODING POSSIBLE NEAR UNION ROAD
  TOO.

&&

LAT...LON 4287 7869 4287 7879 4290 7879 4293 7864
      4292 7848 4281 7846

$$

FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
902 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING
FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NEW YORK...

  CAZENOVIA CREEK NEAR EBENEZER
  BUFFALO CREEK NEAR GARDENVILLE
  CAYUGA CREEK NEAR LANCASTER
  ELLICOTT CREEK NEAR WILLIAMSVILLE

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.


&&

NYC029-037-230802-
/O.NEW.KBUF.FL.W.0004.141124T0531Z-000000T0000Z/
/WILN6.1.ER.141124T0531Z.141124T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
902 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE ELLICOTT CREEK NEAR WILLIAMSVILLE
* FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT 8 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 2.3 FEET AND SLOWLY RISING.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE ABOCE FLOOD STAGE EARLY
  MONDAY MORNING AND CREST NEAR 9.5 FEET MONDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 10.0 FEET...MODERATE FLOOD, EXTENSIVE FLOODING IN
  ELLICOTT CREEK PARK AND MINOR FLOODING IN SURROUNDING NEIGHBORHOODS
  IN TONAWANDA. UB BIKE PATH FLOODED AND CLOSED. AERO DRIVE, HOLTZ TO
  TRANSIT ROADS IN CHEEKTOWAGA CLOSED. FLOODING AROUND BOWMANSVILLE
  FIRE HALL. AREAS EAST OF NORTH FOREST FROM MAPLE TO FRENCH ROADS
  SUBJECT TO SEWER BACKUPS.

&&

LAT...LON 4293 7875 4301 7889 4304 7889 4304 7875
      4295 7865 4293 7865

$$

FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
902 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING
FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NEW YORK...

  CAZENOVIA CREEK NEAR EBENEZER
  BUFFALO CREEK NEAR GARDENVILLE
  CAYUGA CREEK NEAR LANCASTER
  ELLICOTT CREEK NEAR WILLIAMSVILLE

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.


&&

NYC029-230802-
/O.NEW.KBUF.FL.W.0001.141124T0818Z-141125T0749Z/
/EBZN6.1.ER.141124T0818Z.141124T1200Z.141125T0149Z.UU/
902 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE CAZENOVIA CREEK NEAR EBENEZER
* FROM LATE SUNDAY NIGHT TO LATE MONDAY NIGHT.
* AT 9 PM SATURDAY THE STAGE WAS 3.9 FEET AND RISING.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE EARLY
  MONDAY MORNING AND CREST NEAR 10.8 FEET MONDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 10.0 FEET...FLOOD STAGE, MINOR FLOODING CAN BE EXPECTED
  IN LOW LYING AREAS EAST OF ORCHARD PARK ROAD AND SOUTH OF RIDGE
  ROAD IN WEST SENECA. SOME INUNDATION OF CAZENOVIA PARK IN SOUTH
  BUFFALO.

&&

LAT...LON 4279 7876 4282 7884 4289 7884 4281 7858
      4273 7857 4275 7870

$$

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