576  
WGUS41 KBUF 281925  
FLWBUF  
 
BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED  
FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY  
225 PM EST SUN JAN 28 2024  
 
...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO NY HAS ISSUED A FLOOD  
WARNING FOR THE FOLLOWING RIVERS IN NEW YORK...  
 
ALLEGHENY RIVER AT OLEAN AFFECTING CATTARAUGUS COUNTY.  
 
FOR THE ALLEGHENY RIVER...INCLUDING OLEAN...MINOR FLOODING IS  
FORECAST.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
CAUTION IS URGED WHEN WALKING NEAR RIVERBANKS.  
 
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION IS AVAILABLE AT WWW.WEATHER.GOV.  
 
THE NEXT STATEMENT WILL BE ISSUED LATE TONIGHT AT 230 AM EST.  
 

 
 
NYC009-290730-  
/O.NEW.KBUF.FL.W.0004.240129T0300Z-240130T0600Z/  
/OLNN6.1.RS.240129T0300Z.240129T1200Z.240130T0000Z.NO/  
225 PM EST SUN JAN 28 2024  
 
...FLOOD WARNING IN EFFECT FROM THIS EVENING TO EARLY TUESDAY  
MORNING...  
 
* WHAT...MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.  
 
* WHERE...ALLEGHENY RIVER AT OLEAN.  
 
* WHEN...FROM THIS EVENING TO EARLY TUESDAY MORNING.  
 
* IMPACTS...AT 12.0 FEET, FLOOD STAGE, FLOODING POSSIBLE ON UNION  
STREET IN ALLEGANY AND EAST RIVERSIDE DRIVE 1 TO 3 MILES UPSTREAM  
OF OLEAN. SOME FARM LANDS ALONG THE RIVER ARE ALSO IMPACTED.  
 
* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...  
- AT 2:01 PM EST SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 11.7 FEET.  
- BANKFULL STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.  
- FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE  
LATE THIS EVENING TO A CREST OF 12.2 FEET TOMORROW MORNING.  
IT WILL THEN FALL BELOW FLOOD STAGE TOMORROW EVENING.  
- FLOOD STAGE IS 12.0 FEET.  
- FLOOD HISTORY...THIS CREST COMPARES TO A PREVIOUS CREST OF  
12.3 FEET ON 03/11/2009.  
- HTTP://WWW.WEATHER.GOV/SAFETY/FLOOD  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4200 7841 4205 7844 4208 7858 4218 7859  
4210 7831 4200 7832  
 

 
 
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