285  
WWUS81 KBUF 180955  
SPSBUF  
 
SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY  
555 AM EDT SAT AUG 18 2018  
 
NYZ019-020-085-181115-  
CHAUTAUQUA-CATTARAUGUS-SOUTHERN ERIE-  
555 AM EDT SAT AUG 18 2018  
 
...A THUNDERSTORM WITH HEAVY RAINFALL WILL AFFECT NORTHWESTERN  
CATTARAUGUS... SOUTHERN ERIE AND NORTHEASTERN CHAUTAUQUA COUNTIES...  
 
AT 548 AM EDT, A THUNDERSTORM WITH HEAVY RAINFALL WAS LOCATED NEAR  
NORTH COLLINS, OR 8 MILES SOUTH OF HAMBURG, MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 20  
MPH. THIS STORM WILL LOCALLY BRING ONE TO TWO INCHES OF RAINFALL  
THIS MORNING. PONDING OF WATER ON LOW LYING AREAS AND POOR DRAINAGE  
FLOODING IS POSSIBLE. ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINS WITH REDUCED  
VISIBILITIES OVER LAKE ERIE WILL PASS OVER SILVER CREEK, DUNKIRK AND  
BROCTON...INCLUDING THE NEW YORK STATE THRUWAY BETWEEN EXITS  
59 AND 57A THROUGH 7 AM.  
 
WINDS IN EXCESS OF 30 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.  
 
LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...  
DUNKIRK, FREDONIA, HAMBURG, EVANS, BOSTON, EDEN, COLDEN, GOWANDA,  
SILVER CREEK AND ANGOLA.  
 
TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM, AND MAY CAUSE  
LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED  
ROADWAYS.  
 
LAT...LON 4237 7964 4244 7950 4254 7936 4260 7919  
4264 7916 4267 7912 4274 7900 4267 7858  
4231 7907  
TIME...MOT...LOC 0948Z 295DEG 19KT 4260 7887  
 

 
 
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