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Flood WATCH for WNY Later This Week



FLOOD WATCH  ALL of WNY Thursday night into Friday.

A MILD SOUTHERLY FLOW OF AIR WILL PUSH NORTHWARD FROM THE
SOUTHEASTERN PORTION OF THE NATION THURSDAY NIGHT AND FRIDAY. A
POWERFUL COLD FRONT ASSOCIATED WITH A WESTERN GREAT LAKES STORM
NYZ001003-010013-019021-085-180415-
/O.NEW.KBUF.FA.A.0002.140220T2300Z-140221T2300Z/
/00000.0.IC.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
NIAGARA-ORLEANS-MONROE-NORTHERN ERIE-GENESEE-WYOMING-LIVINGSTON-
CHAUTAUQUA-CATTARAUGUS-ALLEGANY-SOUTHERN ERIE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NIAGARA FALLS...MEDINA...ROCHESTER...
BUFFALO...BATAVIA...WARSAW...GENESEO...JAMESTOWN...OLEAN...
WELLSVILLE...ORCHARD PARK...SPRINGVILLE
311 PM EST MON FEB 17 2014

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A

.. FLOOD WATCH FOR A PORTION OF WESTERN NEW YORK...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING COUNTIES...ALLEGANY...CATTARAUGUS...CHAUTAUQUA...
  ERIE...GENESEE...LIVINGSTON...MONROE...NIAGARA...ORLEANS...
  AND WYOMING.

.. FROM THURSDAY EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

.. PERIOD OF RAIN ALONG WITH SIGNIFICANT SNOW MELT FROM NOTABLY
  MILDER WEATHER WILL BRING THE RISK FOR ICE JAM FLOODING. RUNOFF
  FROM RAIN FALLING ON FROZEN GROUND MAY CAUSE FLOODING OF STREETS
  AND AREAS OF POOR DRAINAGE.

 

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