Special Weather Statement
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Special Weather Statement
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
618 PM EDT SAT MAY 19 2018

NYZ019-192315-
Chautauqua-
618 PM EDT SAT MAY 19 2018

...THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT WESTERN CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY...

At 616 PM EDT, an area of thunderstorms was located near Findley
Lake and extending back to Erie, Pennsylvania, moving northeast at
45 mph. These thunderstorms will produce brief periods of very heavy
rainfall as they move across western Chautauqua County. Cloud to
ground lightning will also impact Findlay Lake and Chautauqua Lake.

Locations impacted include...
Jamestown, Dunkirk, Fredonia, Westfield, Lakewood, Mayville, Clymer,
Long Point State Park, Jamestown West and Lake Erie State Park.

This includes the following highways...
 Interstate 90 between exits 61 and 60.
 Interstate 86 between exits 4 and 11.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm, and may cause
localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded
roadways. Boaters on local lakes should head to shore and seek
shelter.

LAT...LON 4227 7976 4228 7973 4230 7975 4249 7933
      4200 7925 4200 7976
TIME...MOT...LOC 2216Z 240DEG 41KT 4211 7967

$$

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