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 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.