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High Wind Warning

URGENT - WEATHER MESSAGE
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
545 AM EST Sat Jan 11 2020

Niagara-Orleans-Monroe-Northern Erie-Genesee-Wyoming-Chautauqua-
Cattaraugus-Southern Erie-
Including the cities of Niagara Falls, Medina, Rochester,
Buffalo, Batavia, Warsaw, Jamestown, Olean, Orchard Park,
and Springville
545 AM EST Sat Jan 11 2020

...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 4 AM TO 11 AM EST SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Southwest winds 25 to 40 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.

* WHERE...Niagara, Orleans, Monroe, Erie, Genesee, Wyoming,
  Chautauqua, and Cattaraugus counties.

* WHEN...From 4 AM to 11 AM EST Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Damaging winds will blow down some trees and power
  lines, leading to scattered power outages. Shallow rooted trees
  could be uprooted due to the very wet ground. Minor property
  damage is possible. Travel could be difficult, especially for
  high profile vehicles.

Flood Watch

Flood Watch
National Weather Service Buffalo NY
409 AM EST Sat Jan 11 2020

Niagara-Orleans-Monroe-Northern Erie-Genesee-Wyoming-Chautauqua-
Cattaraugus-Southern Erie-
Including the cities of Niagara Falls, Medina, Rochester,
Buffalo, Batavia, Warsaw, Jamestown, Olean, Orchard Park,
and Springville
409 AM EST Sat Jan 11 2020

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH SUNDAY AFTERNOON...

The Flood Watch continues for

* A portion of western New York...including the following
  counties...Cattaraugus...Chautauqua...Genesee...Monroe...
  Niagara...Northern Erie...Orleans...Southern Erie and Wyoming.

* From 1 PM EST this afternoon through Sunday afternoon.

* Periods of rain will continue across the region, becoming heavy
  later this afternoon through tonight. Total rainfall amounts
  may reach 1.5 to 2.5 inches, with the greatest amounts expected
  across the Niagara Frontier.

* Heavy rain falling on nearly saturated ground will result in
  excessive runoff. This may result in flooding of low lying
  areas and urban areas. Flooding is also possible on some
  larger rivers as well, including the Buffalo area creeks.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flood Watch means there is a potential for flooding based on
current forecasts. You should monitor later forecasts and be
alert for possible flood warnings. Those living in areas prone to
flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding
develop. Stay tuned to weather radio or other radio and tv
stations for further details or updates.

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