900  
WGUS41 KBUF 180709  
FLWBUF  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY  
309 AM EDT SAT AUG 18 2018  
 
NYC029-037-063-073-181300-  
/O.NEW.KBUF.FA.W.0013.180818T0709Z-180818T1300Z/  
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/  
ERIE NY-NIAGARA NY-ORLEANS NY-GENESEE NY-  
309 AM EDT SAT AUG 18 2018  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLOOD WARNING FOR URBAN AREAS AND SMALL STREAMS IN...  
NORTHEASTERN ERIE COUNTY IN WESTERN NEW YORK...  
SOUTHERN NIAGARA COUNTY IN WESTERN NEW YORK...  
SOUTHERN ORLEANS COUNTY IN WESTERN NEW YORK...  
GENESEE COUNTY IN WESTERN NEW YORK...  
 
* UNTIL 900 AM EDT.  
 
* AT 304 AM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR AND AUTOMATED RAIN GAUGES INDICATED  
THAT HEAVY RAIN HAS FALLEN OVER THE AREA. THE HEAVY RAIN WILL  
CAUSE FLOODING OF LOW SPOTS AND SMALL STREAMS. SOME ROAD CLOSURES,  
NEAR UNDERPASSES, HAVE BEEN REPORTED. IN ADDITION SMALL STREAMS  
AND CREEKS MAY EXCEED THEIR BANKS. UP TO TWO INCHES OF RAIN HAVE  
ALREADY FALLEN.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLOODING INCLUDE...  
BUFFALO, CHEEKTOWAGA, NIAGARA FALLS, WEST SENECA, NORTH TONAWANDA,  
CLARENCE, LOCKPORT AND BATAVIA.  
 
ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF ONE INCH IS POSSIBLE IN THE WARNED  
AREA.  
 
THIS INCLUDES INTERSTATE 90 BETWEEN EXITS 53 AND 48.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE  
DANGERS OF FLOODING.  
 
A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING. ALL  
INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS IMMEDIATELY.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4311 7906 4312 7907 4314 7904 4320 7905  
4328 7810 4289 7805 4286 7893 4291 7890  
4293 7891 4296 7893 4296 7896 4299 7901  
4302 7902 4305 7900 4306 7900 4308 7908  
 

 
 
SMITH  
 
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