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000
WGUS43 KAPX 231509
FLWAPX

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
1009 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GAYLORD HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING
FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN MICHIGAN...

  MANISTEE RIVER NEAR SHERMAN AFFECTING WEXFORD COUNTY

.WARMER TEMPERATURES WILL LEAD TO CONTINUED SNOW MELT ACROSS THE AREA
THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON. IN ADDITION...BETWEEN ONE HALF AND ONE INCH
OF RAIN IS EXPECTED TO FALL OVER THE MANISTEE RIVER BASIN OVER THE
NEXT 24 HOURS. THESE FACTORS WILL LEAD TO QUICK RISES ON THE MANISTEE
RIVER NEAR SHERMAN...WITH THE RIVER EXPECTED TO CREST IN MINOR FLOOD
STAGE TUESDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...

PERSONS IN THE WARNED AREAS SHOULD TAKE STEPS TO PROTECT PROPERTY
FROM RISING WATER LEVELS.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GAYLORD WILL ISSUE ANOTHER STATEMENT
ON THIS DEVELOPING SITUATION AS NEW INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE.

&&

MIC165-240309-
/O.NEW.KAPX.FL.W.0007.141125T0430Z-141126T0600Z/
/SHRM4.1.ER.141125T0430Z.141125T1200Z.141126T0000Z.NR/
1009 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GAYLORD HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE MANISTEE RIVER NEAR SHERMAN.
* FROM MONDAY EVENING TO LATE TUESDAY NIGHT....
* AT  9:30 AM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 12.5 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY TOMORROW LATE EVENING AND
  CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 15.2 FEET BY TUESDAY MORNING.THE RIVER
  WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY TUESDAY EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT 15.0 FEET...FLOODING BEGINS AROUND THE WILDERNESS CANOE
  LIVERY ALONG LEFT BANK OF RIVER JUST DOWNSTREAM OF M-37 BRIDGE.


&&

                   FLD      OBSERVED               FORECAST 7AM
LOCATION           STG    STG  DAY  TIME       MON     TUE     WED

MANISTEE RIVER
  SHERMAN           15   12.5  SUN 09 AM      13.1    15.1    14.9


&&


LAT...LON 4451 8552 4436 8552 4434 8569 4438 8580
      4447 8580



$$



000
WGUS43 KAPX 231509
FLWAPX

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE GAYLORD MI
1009 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GAYLORD HAS ISSUED A FLOOD WARNING
FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN MICHIGAN...

  MANISTEE RIVER NEAR SHERMAN AFFECTING WEXFORD COUNTY

.WARMER TEMPERATURES WILL LEAD TO CONTINUED SNOW MELT ACROSS THE AREA
THROUGH MONDAY AFTERNOON. IN ADDITION...BETWEEN ONE HALF AND ONE INCH
OF RAIN IS EXPECTED TO FALL OVER THE MANISTEE RIVER BASIN OVER THE
NEXT 24 HOURS. THESE FACTORS WILL LEAD TO QUICK RISES ON THE MANISTEE
RIVER NEAR SHERMAN...WITH THE RIVER EXPECTED TO CREST IN MINOR FLOOD
STAGE TUESDAY MORNING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

SAFETY MESSAGE...

PERSONS IN THE WARNED AREAS SHOULD TAKE STEPS TO PROTECT PROPERTY
FROM RISING WATER LEVELS.

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GAYLORD WILL ISSUE ANOTHER STATEMENT
ON THIS DEVELOPING SITUATION AS NEW INFORMATION BECOMES AVAILABLE.

&&

MIC165-240309-
/O.NEW.KAPX.FL.W.0007.141125T0430Z-141126T0600Z/
/SHRM4.1.ER.141125T0430Z.141125T1200Z.141126T0000Z.NR/
1009 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN GAYLORD HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE MANISTEE RIVER NEAR SHERMAN.
* FROM MONDAY EVENING TO LATE TUESDAY NIGHT....
* AT  9:30 AM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 12.5 FEET.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 15.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE BY TOMORROW LATE EVENING AND
  CONTINUE TO RISE TO NEAR 15.2 FEET BY TUESDAY MORNING.THE RIVER
  WILL FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE BY TUESDAY EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT 15.0 FEET...FLOODING BEGINS AROUND THE WILDERNESS CANOE
  LIVERY ALONG LEFT BANK OF RIVER JUST DOWNSTREAM OF M-37 BRIDGE.


&&

                   FLD      OBSERVED               FORECAST 7AM
LOCATION           STG    STG  DAY  TIME       MON     TUE     WED

MANISTEE RIVER
  SHERMAN           15   12.5  SUN 09 AM      13.1    15.1    14.9


&&


LAT...LON 4451 8552 4436 8552 4434 8569 4438 8580
      4447 8580



$$




000
WGUS44 KLCH 231442
FLWLCH


BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
842 AM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A FLOOD
WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN LOUISIANA...

  CALCASIEU RIVER NEAR SALT WATER BARRIER

LAC019-240442-
/O.NEW.KLCH.FL.W.0029.141124T0000Z-141126T1800Z/
/LCHL1.1.ER.141124T0000Z.141124T0600Z.141126T0600Z.NO/
842 AM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE CALCASIEU RIVER NEAR SALT WATER BARRIER.
* FROM THIS EVENING TO WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS
  CANCELLED.
* AT  5:00 AM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 4.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 4.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO 4.1 FEET TONIGHT THEN SLOWLY FALL BELOW
FLOOD STAGE TOWARDS THE NOON HOUR TOMORROW.
* IMPACT...AT STAGES NEAR 4.0 FEET...MINOR MARSHLAND FLOODING
  OCCURS. FLOODING ALSO BEGINS ON RIVER ROAD IN NORTH LAKE CHARLES.

&&

LAT...LON 3035 9332 3017 9335 3014 9328 3029 9303 3036 9309

$$



000
WGUS44 KLCH 231442
FLWLCH


BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE LAKE CHARLES LA
842 AM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A FLOOD
WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN LOUISIANA...

  CALCASIEU RIVER NEAR SALT WATER BARRIER

LAC019-240442-
/O.NEW.KLCH.FL.W.0029.141124T0000Z-141126T1800Z/
/LCHL1.1.ER.141124T0000Z.141124T0600Z.141126T0600Z.NO/
842 AM CST SUN NOV 23 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN LAKE CHARLES HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
  THE CALCASIEU RIVER NEAR SALT WATER BARRIER.
* FROM THIS EVENING TO WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...OR UNTIL THE WARNING IS
  CANCELLED.
* AT  5:00 AM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 4.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 4.0 FEET.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER WILL RISE TO 4.1 FEET TONIGHT THEN SLOWLY FALL BELOW
FLOOD STAGE TOWARDS THE NOON HOUR TOMORROW.
* IMPACT...AT STAGES NEAR 4.0 FEET...MINOR MARSHLAND FLOODING
  OCCURS. FLOODING ALSO BEGINS ON RIVER ROAD IN NORTH LAKE CHARLES.

&&

LAT...LON 3035 9332 3017 9335 3014 9328 3029 9303 3036 9309

$$




000
WGUS41 KBUF 222154
FLWBUF

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
454 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

NYC009-013-029-037-121-242115-
/O.NEW.KBUF.FA.W.0021.141122T2154Z-141124T2115Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CATTARAUGUS NY-GENESEE NY-WYOMING NY-CHAUTAUQUA NY-ERIE NY-
454 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN CATTARAUGUS COUNTY IN WESTERN NEW YORK...
  NORTHERN CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY...INCLUDING THE LAKE SHORE...IN WESTERN
  NEW YORK...THIS INCLUDES DUNKIRK...FREDONIA AND WESTFIELD...
  ERIE COUNTY IN WESTERN NEW YORK...
  THIS INCLUDES WEST SENECA...LANCASTER...LACKAWANNA...HAMBURG...EAST
  AURORA...DEPEW...CHEEKTOWAGA...ALDEN...AND SOUTH BUFFALO...
  THE SOUTHERN HALF OF GENESEE COUNTY IN WESTERN NEW YORK...
  THIS INCLUDES BATAVIA...CORFU AND ALEXANDER...
  WYOMING COUNTY IN WESTERN NEW YORK...INCLUDING WARSAW AND ARCADE.

* UNTIL 415 PM EST MONDAY

* AT 430 PM EST...TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE WARNED AREA HAVE CLIMBED
ABOVE FREEZING AND WILL REMAIN THERE THROUGH MONDAY. TEMPERATURES
WILL THEN STEADILY CLIMB INTO THE LOWER 50S ON SUNDAY...BEFORE
REACHING 60 ON MONDAY. WHILE RAINFALL GENERALLY A QUARTER INCH OR
LESS IS EXPECTED THROUGH THE WEEKEND...SIGNIFICANT SNOWMELT WILL NOW
BEGIN AND 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 OVER 5 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






000
WGUS41 KBUF 222154
FLWBUF

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
454 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

NYC009-013-029-037-121-242115-
/O.NEW.KBUF.FA.W.0021.141122T2154Z-141124T2115Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CATTARAUGUS NY-GENESEE NY-WYOMING NY-CHAUTAUQUA NY-ERIE NY-
454 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN CATTARAUGUS COUNTY IN WESTERN NEW YORK...
  NORTHERN CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY...INCLUDING THE LAKE SHORE...IN WESTERN
  NEW YORK...THIS INCLUDES DUNKIRK...FREDONIA AND WESTFIELD...
  ERIE COUNTY IN WESTERN NEW YORK...
  THIS INCLUDES WEST SENECA...LANCASTER...LACKAWANNA...HAMBURG...EAST
  AURORA...DEPEW...CHEEKTOWAGA...ALDEN...AND SOUTH BUFFALO...
  THE SOUTHERN HALF OF GENESEE COUNTY IN WESTERN NEW YORK...
  THIS INCLUDES BATAVIA...CORFU AND ALEXANDER...
  WYOMING COUNTY IN WESTERN NEW YORK...INCLUDING WARSAW AND ARCADE.

* UNTIL 415 PM EST MONDAY

* AT 430 PM EST...TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE WARNED AREA HAVE CLIMBED
ABOVE FREEZING AND WILL REMAIN THERE THROUGH MONDAY. TEMPERATURES
WILL THEN STEADILY CLIMB INTO THE LOWER 50S ON SUNDAY...BEFORE
REACHING 60 ON MONDAY. WHILE RAINFALL GENERALLY A QUARTER INCH OR
LESS IS EXPECTED THROUGH THE WEEKEND...SIGNIFICANT SNOWMELT WILL NOW
BEGIN AND 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 OVER 5 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






000
WGUS41 KBUF 222154
FLWBUF

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
454 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

NYC009-013-029-037-121-242115-
/O.NEW.KBUF.FA.W.0021.141122T2154Z-141124T2115Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CATTARAUGUS NY-GENESEE NY-WYOMING NY-CHAUTAUQUA NY-ERIE NY-
454 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN CATTARAUGUS COUNTY IN WESTERN NEW YORK...
  NORTHERN CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY...INCLUDING THE LAKE SHORE...IN WESTERN
  NEW YORK...THIS INCLUDES DUNKIRK...FREDONIA AND WESTFIELD...
  ERIE COUNTY IN WESTERN NEW YORK...
  THIS INCLUDES WEST SENECA...LANCASTER...LACKAWANNA...HAMBURG...EAST
  AURORA...DEPEW...CHEEKTOWAGA...ALDEN...AND SOUTH BUFFALO...
  THE SOUTHERN HALF OF GENESEE COUNTY IN WESTERN NEW YORK...
  THIS INCLUDES BATAVIA...CORFU AND ALEXANDER...
  WYOMING COUNTY IN WESTERN NEW YORK...INCLUDING WARSAW AND ARCADE.

* UNTIL 415 PM EST MONDAY

* AT 430 PM EST...TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE WARNED AREA HAVE CLIMBED
ABOVE FREEZING AND WILL REMAIN THERE THROUGH MONDAY. TEMPERATURES
WILL THEN STEADILY CLIMB INTO THE LOWER 50S ON SUNDAY...BEFORE
REACHING 60 ON MONDAY. WHILE RAINFALL GENERALLY A QUARTER INCH OR
LESS IS EXPECTED THROUGH THE WEEKEND...SIGNIFICANT SNOWMELT WILL NOW
BEGIN AND 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 OVER 5 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






000
WGUS41 KBUF 222154
FLWBUF

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
454 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

NYC009-013-029-037-121-242115-
/O.NEW.KBUF.FA.W.0021.141122T2154Z-141124T2115Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CATTARAUGUS NY-GENESEE NY-WYOMING NY-CHAUTAUQUA NY-ERIE NY-
454 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN CATTARAUGUS COUNTY IN WESTERN NEW YORK...
  NORTHERN CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY...INCLUDING THE LAKE SHORE...IN WESTERN
  NEW YORK...THIS INCLUDES DUNKIRK...FREDONIA AND WESTFIELD...
  ERIE COUNTY IN WESTERN NEW YORK...
  THIS INCLUDES WEST SENECA...LANCASTER...LACKAWANNA...HAMBURG...EAST
  AURORA...DEPEW...CHEEKTOWAGA...ALDEN...AND SOUTH BUFFALO...
  THE SOUTHERN HALF OF GENESEE COUNTY IN WESTERN NEW YORK...
  THIS INCLUDES BATAVIA...CORFU AND ALEXANDER...
  WYOMING COUNTY IN WESTERN NEW YORK...INCLUDING WARSAW AND ARCADE.

* UNTIL 415 PM EST MONDAY

* AT 430 PM EST...TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE WARNED AREA HAVE CLIMBED
ABOVE FREEZING AND WILL REMAIN THERE THROUGH MONDAY. TEMPERATURES
WILL THEN STEADILY CLIMB INTO THE LOWER 50S ON SUNDAY...BEFORE
REACHING 60 ON MONDAY. WHILE RAINFALL GENERALLY A QUARTER INCH OR
LESS IS EXPECTED THROUGH THE WEEKEND...SIGNIFICANT SNOWMELT WILL NOW
BEGIN AND 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 OVER 5 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






000
WGUS41 KBUF 222154
FLWBUF

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
454 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

NYC009-013-029-037-121-242115-
/O.NEW.KBUF.FA.W.0021.141122T2154Z-141124T2115Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CATTARAUGUS NY-GENESEE NY-WYOMING NY-CHAUTAUQUA NY-ERIE NY-
454 PM EST SAT NOV 22 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  NORTHWESTERN CATTARAUGUS COUNTY IN WESTERN NEW YORK...
  NORTHERN CHAUTAUQUA COUNTY...INCLUDING THE LAKE SHORE...IN WESTERN
  NEW YORK...THIS INCLUDES DUNKIRK...FREDONIA AND WESTFIELD...
  ERIE COUNTY IN WESTERN NEW YORK...
  THIS INCLUDES WEST SENECA...LANCASTER...LACKAWANNA...HAMBURG...EAST
  AURORA...DEPEW...CHEEKTOWAGA...ALDEN...AND SOUTH BUFFALO...
  THE SOUTHERN HALF OF GENESEE COUNTY IN WESTERN NEW YORK...
  THIS INCLUDES BATAVIA...CORFU AND ALEXANDER...
  WYOMING COUNTY IN WESTERN NEW YORK...INCLUDING WARSAW AND ARCADE.

* UNTIL 415 PM EST MONDAY

* AT 430 PM EST...TEMPERATURES ACROSS THE WARNED AREA HAVE CLIMBED
ABOVE FREEZING AND WILL REMAIN THERE THROUGH MONDAY. TEMPERATURES
WILL THEN STEADILY CLIMB INTO THE LOWER 50S ON SUNDAY...BEFORE
REACHING 60 ON MONDAY. WHILE RAINFALL GENERALLY A QUARTER INCH OR
LESS IS EXPECTED THROUGH THE WEEKEND...SIGNIFICANT SNOWMELT WILL NOW
BEGIN AND 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 OVER 5 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







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