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Flood Warning
NYC029-121-231739-
/O.CON.KBUF.FL.W.0003.141124T0705Z-141125T0736Z/
/LCSN6.1.ER.141124T0705Z.141124T1800Z.141125T0136Z.UU/
639 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
THE CAYUGA CREEK NEAR LANCASTER
* FROM LATE TONIGHT TO LATE MONDAY NIGHT.
* AT 6 AM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 4.5 FEET AND RISING.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE LATE
TONIGHT AND CREST NEAR 9.4 FEET EARLY MONDAY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 10.0 FEET...MODERATE FLOOD, FLOODING OF BACKYARDS,
BASEMENTS AND STREETS IN VILLAGE OF LANCASTER. SOME FLOODING OF LOW
LYING AREAS IN ALDEN, MARILLA, AND CHEEKTOWAGA, ESPECIALLY NEAR
BOWEN ROAD AND TRANSIT ROAD. SOME FLOODING POSSIBLE NEAR UNION ROAD
TOO.

&&

LAT...LON 4287 7869 4287 7879 4290 7879 4293 7864
4292 7848 4281 7846

$$

Flood Warning
NYC029-037-231739-
/O.CON.KBUF.FL.W.0004.141124T0531Z-000000T0000Z/
/WILN6.1.ER.141124T0531Z.141124T1200Z.000000T0000Z.NO/
639 AM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
THE ELLICOTT CREEK NEAR WILLIAMSVILLE
* FROM LATE TONIGHT UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.
* AT 6 AM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 2.7 FEET AND STEADY.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* THE RIVER IS FORECAST TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE LATE TONIGHT AND
CREST NEAR 9.5 FEET MONDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 10.0 FEET...MODERATE FLOOD, EXTENSIVE FLOODING IN
ELLICOTT CREEK PARK AND MINOR FLOODING IN SURROUNDING NEIGHBORHOODS
IN TONAWANDA. UB BIKE PATH FLOODED AND CLOSED. AERO DRIVE, HOLTZ TO
TRANSIT ROADS IN CHEEKTOWAGA CLOSED. FLOODING AROUND BOWMANSVILLE
FIRE HALL. AREAS EAST OF NORTH FOREST FROM MAPLE TO FRENCH ROADS
SUBJECT TO SEWER BACKUPS.

&&

LAT...LON 4293 7875 4301 7889 4304 7889 4304 7875
4295 7865 4293 7865

$$

Flood Warning
NYC029-037-240413-
/O.CON.KBUF.FL.W.0004.141124T0742Z-141126T0600Z/
/WILN6.1.ER.141124T0742Z.141124T1200Z.141126T0000Z.NO/
513 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
THE ELLICOTT CREEK NEAR WILLIAMSVILLE
* FROM LATE TONIGHT TO LATE TUESDAY NIGHT.
* AT 4 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 2.9 FEET AND RISING.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE LATE
TONIGHT AND CREST NEAR 9.5 FEET MONDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 10.0 FEET...MODERATE FLOOD, EXTENSIVE FLOODING IN
ELLICOTT CREEK PARK AND MINOR FLOODING IN SURROUNDING NEIGHBORHOODS
IN TONAWANDA. UB BIKE PATH FLOODED AND CLOSED. AERO DRIVE, HOLTZ TO
TRANSIT ROADS IN CHEEKTOWAGA CLOSED. FLOODING AROUND BOWMANSVILLE
FIRE HALL. AREAS EAST OF NORTH FOREST FROM MAPLE TO FRENCH ROADS
SUBJECT TO SEWER BACKUPS.

&&

LAT...LON 4293 7875 4301 7889 4304 7889 4304 7875
4295 7865 4293 7865

$$

Flood Warning
NYC029-121-240413-
/O.CON.KBUF.FL.W.0003.141124T0951Z-141125T0932Z/
/LCSN6.1.ER.141124T0951Z.141125T0000Z.141125T0332Z.UU/
513 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
THE CAYUGA CREEK NEAR LANCASTER
* FROM LATE TONIGHT TO LATE MONDAY NIGHT.
* AT 4 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 4.9 FEET AND RISING.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE EARLY
MONDAY MORNING AND CREST NEAR 9.3 FEET MONDAY EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT 10.0 FEET...MODERATE FLOOD, FLOODING OF BACKYARDS,
BASEMENTS AND STREETS IN VILLAGE OF LANCASTER. SOME FLOODING OF LOW
LYING AREAS IN ALDEN, MARILLA, AND CHEEKTOWAGA, ESPECIALLY NEAR
BOWEN ROAD AND TRANSIT ROAD. SOME FLOODING POSSIBLE NEAR UNION ROAD
TOO.

&&

LAT...LON 4287 7869 4287 7879 4290 7879 4293 7864
4292 7848 4281 7846

$$

Flood Warning
NYC009-013-029-037-121-242115-
/O.CON.KBUF.FA.W.0021.000000T0000Z-141124T2115Z/
/00000.0.RS.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
CATTARAUGUS NY-GENESEE NY-WYOMING NY-CHAUTAUQUA NY-ERIE NY-
1020 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...THE FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 415 PM EST MONDAY FOR
ERIE...NORTHERN CHAUTAUQUA...WYOMING...SOUTHERN GENESEE AND
NORTHWESTERN CATTARAUGUS COUNTIES...

AT 1010 PM EST...TEMPERATURES IN THE LOWER 50S WILL SLOWLY RISE
DURING THE REMAINING OVERNIGHT HOURS...REACHING CLOSE TO 60 BY
MIDDAY MONDAY.

WHILE RAINFALL WILL GENERALLY BE A THIRD OF AN INCH OR LESS THROUGH
MONDAY MORNING...THE RATE OF SNOW MELT WILL INTENSIFY WITH THE
RISING TEMPERATURES SO THAT SIGNIFICANT MELTING OF THE WATER LADEN
SNOW PACK WILL LEAD TO AREAS OF FLOODING. MEANWHILE THE POTENTIAL
FOR ICE JAM FLOODING HAS LESSENED...BUT THIS IS A RISK THAT WILL
STILL HAVE TO WATCHED INTO MONDAY MORNING.

RESIDENTS NEAR CREEKS ARE URGED TO TAKE PRECAUTIONS TO PREPARE FOR
POSSIBLE FLOODING NOW...INCLUDING MOVING ITEMS FROM BASEMENTS.
RESIDENTS SHOULD BE PREPARED TO EVACUATE IF ICE JAMS FORCE WATER
OVER RIVER BANKS AS MOVING WATER IS A LIFE THREATENING SITUATION.

SINCE MANY STORM DRAINS ARE SNOW CLOGGED...MANY URBAN AREAS WILL
LIKELY EXPERIENCE FLOODING WITH SEVERAL FEET OF WATER POSSIBLY
ACCUMULATING ON SOME STRETCHES OF ROAD. SOME RESIDENTIAL BASEMENTS
WILL START TO FLOOD AT THIS TIME AS WELL.

IN ADDITION...VERY STRONG WINDS WILL DEVELOP MONDAY AND MONDAY
NIGHT. THESE WINDS WILL BRING DOWN SOME TREES AND POWER LINES...
POSSIBLY CAUSING SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES. THIS WILL ALSO CAUSE SUMP
PUMPS TO FAIL.

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR HAS BEEN REPORTED

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

&&

LAT...LON 4242 7946 4250 7935 4256 7916 4271 7904
4271 7899 4276 7889 4279 7886 4290 7891
4301 7849 4302 7795 4253 7807 4253 7848
4244 7877 4230 7968

$$

Flood Warning
NYC029-240937-
/O.EXT.KBUF.FL.W.0001.000000T0000Z-141125T0734Z/
/EBZN6.1.ER.141123T1910Z.141123T2245Z.141125T0134Z.UU/
1037 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
THE CAZENOVIA CREEK NEAR EBENEZER
* UNTIL LATE MONDAY NIGHT.
* AT 10 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 5.7 FEET AND UNSTEADY.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE LATE
MONDAY MORNING AND CREST NEAR 10.5 FEET MONDAY EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT 10.0 FEET...FLOOD STAGE, MINOR FLOODING CAN BE EXPECTED
IN LOW LYING AREAS EAST OF ORCHARD PARK ROAD AND SOUTH OF RIDGE
ROAD IN WEST SENECA. SOME INUNDATION OF CAZENOVIA PARK IN SOUTH
BUFFALO.

&&

LAT...LON 4279 7876 4282 7884 4289 7884 4281 7858
4273 7857 4275 7870

$$

Flood Warning
NYC029-121-240937-
/O.EXT.KBUF.FL.W.0002.000000T0000Z-141125T0624Z/
/GDVN6.1.ER.141123T2043Z.141124T1200Z.141125T0024Z.NO/
1037 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL LATE MONDAY NIGHT...

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
THE BUFFALO CREEK NEAR GARDENVILLE
* UNTIL LATE MONDAY NIGHT.
* AT 10 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 3.9 FEET AND UNSTEADY.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 7.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE MONDAY
MORNING AND CREST NEAR 7.5 FEET MONDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 8.0 FEET...MODERATE FLOOD, FLOODING IS LIKELY ALONG LOW
LYING AREAS NEAR THE BUFFALO CREEK, ESPECIALLY NEAR COLLINS AVENUE,
ELMA TOWN PARK, AND IN SOME SECTIONS OF ELMA VILLAGE NORTH OF THE
BOWEN ROAD BRIDGE.

&&

LAT...LON 4288 7889 4288 7857 4278 7856 4278 7861
4282 7867 4282 7887

$$

Flood Warning
NYC029-121-240937-
/O.EXT.KBUF.FL.W.0003.141124T1014Z-141125T0842Z/
/LCSN6.1.ER.141124T1014Z.141124T1800Z.141125T0242Z.UU/
1037 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
THE CAYUGA CREEK NEAR LANCASTER
* FROM LATE TONIGHT TO LATE MONDAY NIGHT.
* AT 10 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 5.2 FEET AND UNSTEADY.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE EARLY
MONDAY MORNING AND CREST NEAR 9.1 FEET EARLY MONDAY AFTERNOON.
* IMPACT...AT 10.0 FEET...MODERATE FLOOD, FLOODING OF BACKYARDS,
BASEMENTS AND STREETS IN VILLAGE OF LANCASTER. SOME FLOODING OF LOW
LYING AREAS IN ALDEN, MARILLA, AND CHEEKTOWAGA, ESPECIALLY NEAR
BOWEN ROAD AND TRANSIT ROAD. SOME FLOODING POSSIBLE NEAR UNION ROAD
TOO.

&&

LAT...LON 4287 7869 4287 7879 4290 7879 4293 7864
4292 7848 4281 7846

$$

Flood Warning
NYC029-037-240937-
/O.EXT.KBUF.FL.W.0004.141124T1032Z-141126T0636Z/
/WILN6.1.ER.141124T1032Z.141124T1200Z.141126T0036Z.NO/
1037 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...FLOOD WARNING EXTENDED UNTIL LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

THE FLOOD WARNING CONTINUES FOR
THE ELLICOTT CREEK NEAR WILLIAMSVILLE
* FROM LATE TONIGHT TO LATE TUESDAY NIGHT.
* AT 10 PM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 3.1 FEET AND RISING.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 8.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE EARLY
MONDAY MORNING AND CREST NEAR 9.0 FEET MONDAY MORNING.
* IMPACT...AT 10.0 FEET...MODERATE FLOOD, EXTENSIVE FLOODING IN
ELLICOTT CREEK PARK AND MINOR FLOODING IN SURROUNDING NEIGHBORHOODS
IN TONAWANDA. UB BIKE PATH FLOODED AND CLOSED. AERO DRIVE, HOLTZ TO
TRANSIT ROADS IN CHEEKTOWAGA CLOSED. FLOODING AROUND BOWMANSVILLE
FIRE HALL. AREAS EAST OF NORTH FOREST FROM MAPLE TO FRENCH ROADS
SUBJECT TO SEWER BACKUPS.

&&

LAT...LON 4293 7875 4301 7889 4304 7889 4304 7875
4295 7865 4293 7865

$$

High Wind Warning
NYZ019-085-241115-
/O.CON.KBUF.HW.W.0004.141124T1800Z-141125T0900Z/
/O.CON.KBUF.WI.Y.0012.141124T0500Z-141124T1800Z/
CHAUTAUQUA-SOUTHERN ERIE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JAMESTOWN...ORCHARD PARK...SPRINGVILLE
1005 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST MONDAY...
...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM MONDAY TO 4 AM
EST TUESDAY...

* LOCATIONS...CHAUTAUQUA AND SOUTHERN ERIE COUNTY. STRONGEST
WINDS TONIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING WILL BE NEAR THE LAKE ERIE
SHORELINE.

* TIMING...MIDNIGHT TONIGHT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH LATE
TONIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH
WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH MONDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...WINDS OF THIS MAGNITUDE COULD BRING DOWN SOME TREES
AND POWER LINES RESULTING IN SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES. DUE TO THE
RECENT MELTING OF THE PAST WEEKS HEAVY SNOW...AN UNFROZEN...
SATURATED GROUND WILL MAKE IT EASIER FOR SOME TREES TO BE
TOPPLED OVER...ESPECIALLY SHALLOW ROOTED PINES. THESE WINDS
WOULD ALSO MAKE DIFFICULT TRAVEL FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. IN
ADDITION... HOLIDAY DECORATIONS COULD BE DAMAGED AND OTHER LOOSE
OUTDOOR ITEMS SUCH AS TRASH CANS COULD BE BLOWN AWAY.

POWER OUTAGES COULD ALSO EXACERBATE FLOODING CONCERNS FOR THOSE
WITH FLOODED BASEMENTS AS SUMP PUMPS WOULD NOT WORK WITHOUT AN
EMERGENCY...GENERATOR POWER SUPPLY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS OF 40 MPH ARE
EXPECTED FOR AT LEAST AN HOUR...WITH GUSTS OF 58 MPH OR GREATER
AT ANY TIME. DAMAGE TO TREES...POWER LINES...AND PROPERTY ARE
POSSIBLE WITH WIND OF THIS MAGNITUDE. IF YOU HAVE A HIGH PROFILE
VEHICLES BE EXTRA CAREFUL UNTIL THE WIND SUBSIDES. STAY TUNED TO
WEATHER RADIO OR OTHER RADIO AND TV STATIONS FOR FURTHER DETAILS
OR UPDATES.

A WIND ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS ARE FORECAST TO BE
31 TO 39 MPH OR GUSTS WILL RANGE BETWEEN 46 AND 57 MPH. WINDS OF
THESE MAGNITUDES MAY CAUSE MINOR PROPERTY DAMAGE WITHOUT EXTRA
PRECAUTIONS. MOTORISTS IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES SHOULD USE
CAUTION UNTIL THE WINDS SUBSIDE. STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO
AND OTHER RADIO AND TV STATIONS FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES.

&&

$$

High Wind Warning
NYZ001>003-010>012-241115-
/O.CON.KBUF.HW.W.0004.141124T1800Z-141125T0900Z/
NIAGARA-ORLEANS-MONROE-NORTHERN ERIE-GENESEE-WYOMING-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NIAGARA FALLS...MEDINA...ROCHESTER...
BUFFALO...BATAVIA...WARSAW
1005 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM MONDAY TO 4 AM
EST TUESDAY...

* LOCATIONS...NIAGARA...ORLEANS...GENESEE...MONROE...WYOMING AND
NORTHERN ERIE COUNTIES.

* TIMING...EARLY MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 60 MPH.

* IMPACTS...WINDS OF THIS MAGNITUDE COULD BRING DOWN SOME TREES
AND POWER LINES RESULTING IN SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES. DUE TO THE
RECENT MELTING OF THE PAST WEEKS HEAVY SNOW...AN UNFROZEN...
SATURATED GROUND WILL MAKE IT EASIER FOR SOME TREES TO BE
TOPPLED...ESPECIALLY SHALLOW ROOTED PINES. THESE WINDS WILL ALSO
MAKE DIFFICULT TRAVEL FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. IN ADDITION...
HOLIDAY DECORATIONS COULD BE DAMAGED AND OTHER LOOSE OUTDOOR
ITEMS SUCH AS TRASH CANS COULD BE BLOWN AWAY.

POWER OUTAGES COULD ALSO EXACERBATE FLOODING CONCERNS FOR THOSE
WITH FLOODED BASEMENTS AS SUMP PUMPS WOULD NOT WORK WITHOUT AN
EMERGENCY...GENERATOR POWER SUPPLY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS OF 40 MPH ARE
EXPECTED FOR AT LEAST AN HOUR...WITH GUSTS OF 58 MPH OR GREATER
AT ANY TIME. DAMAGE TO TREES...POWER LINES...AND PROPERTY ARE
POSSIBLE WITH WIND OF THIS MAGNITUDE. IF YOU HAVE A HIGH PROFILE
VEHICLES BE EXTRA CAREFUL UNTIL THE WIND SUBSIDES. STAY TUNED TO
WEATHER RADIO OR OTHER RADIO AND TV STATIONS FOR FURTHER DETAILS
OR UPDATES.

&&

$$

Lakeshore Flood Watch
NYZ010-019-085-241145-
/O.CON.KBUF.LS.A.0001.141124T2100Z-141126T0600Z/
NORTHERN ERIE-CHAUTAUQUA-SOUTHERN ERIE-
1039 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...LAKESHORE FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT...

* LOCATIONS...LAKE ERIE SHORE OF CHAUTAUQUA AND ERIE COUNTIES.

* LAKE SHORE FLOODING...STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS WILL CAUSE LAKE
ERIE WATER LEVELS TO RISE SHARPLY LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON
THROUGH TUESDAY NIGHT. WATER LEVELS MAY RISE TO NEAR THE FLOOD
STAGE OF 8 FEET ABOVE LOW WATER DATUM.

* TIMING...LATE MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH OVERNIGHT TUESDAY NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...SHARP WATER LEVEL RISES MAY RESULT IN FLOODING ALONG
THE LAKESHORE...MAINLY IN LOWER AREAS ALONG THE SHORE AND IN
BAYS AND HARBORS AS WELL AS THE SHORES AND MARINAS OF THE
BUFFALO RIVER AND UPPER NIAGARA RIVER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKESHORE FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS FAVORABLE FOR
LAKESHORE FLOODING ARE EXPECTED TO DEVELOP. RESIDENTS ON OR NEAR
THE SHORE SHOULD TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT PROPERTY...AND LISTEN FOR
LATER STATEMENTS OR WARNINGS.

&&

$$

Wind Advisory
NYZ019-085-241115-
/O.CON.KBUF.HW.W.0004.141124T1800Z-141125T0900Z/
/O.CON.KBUF.WI.Y.0012.141124T0500Z-141124T1800Z/
CHAUTAUQUA-SOUTHERN ERIE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...JAMESTOWN...ORCHARD PARK...SPRINGVILLE
1005 PM EST SUN NOV 23 2014

...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 PM EST MONDAY...
...HIGH WIND WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM MONDAY TO 4 AM
EST TUESDAY...

* LOCATIONS...CHAUTAUQUA AND SOUTHERN ERIE COUNTY. STRONGEST
WINDS TONIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING WILL BE NEAR THE LAKE ERIE
SHORELINE.

* TIMING...MIDNIGHT TONIGHT THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT.

* WINDS...SOUTHEAST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH LATE
TONIGHT AND MONDAY MORNING...BECOMING SOUTHWEST 25 TO 35 MPH
WITH GUSTS TO 60 MPH MONDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...WINDS OF THIS MAGNITUDE COULD BRING DOWN SOME TREES
AND POWER LINES RESULTING IN SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES. DUE TO THE
RECENT MELTING OF THE PAST WEEKS HEAVY SNOW...AN UNFROZEN...
SATURATED GROUND WILL MAKE IT EASIER FOR SOME TREES TO BE
TOPPLED OVER...ESPECIALLY SHALLOW ROOTED PINES. THESE WINDS
WOULD ALSO MAKE DIFFICULT TRAVEL FOR HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES. IN
ADDITION... HOLIDAY DECORATIONS COULD BE DAMAGED AND OTHER LOOSE
OUTDOOR ITEMS SUCH AS TRASH CANS COULD BE BLOWN AWAY.

POWER OUTAGES COULD ALSO EXACERBATE FLOODING CONCERNS FOR THOSE
WITH FLOODED BASEMENTS AS SUMP PUMPS WOULD NOT WORK WITHOUT AN
EMERGENCY...GENERATOR POWER SUPPLY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A HIGH WIND WARNING IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS OF 40 MPH ARE
EXPECTED FOR AT LEAST AN HOUR...WITH GUSTS OF 58 MPH OR GREATER
AT ANY TIME. DAMAGE TO TREES...POWER LINES...AND PROPERTY ARE
POSSIBLE WITH WIND OF THIS MAGNITUDE. IF YOU HAVE A HIGH PROFILE
VEHICLES BE EXTRA CAREFUL UNTIL THE WIND SUBSIDES. STAY TUNED TO
WEATHER RADIO OR OTHER RADIO AND TV STATIONS FOR FURTHER DETAILS
OR UPDATES.

A WIND ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS ARE FORECAST TO BE
31 TO 39 MPH OR GUSTS WILL RANGE BETWEEN 46 AND 57 MPH. WINDS OF
THESE MAGNITUDES MAY CAUSE MINOR PROPERTY DAMAGE WITHOUT EXTRA
PRECAUTIONS. MOTORISTS IN HIGH PROFILE VEHICLES SHOULD USE
CAUTION UNTIL THE WINDS SUBSIDE. STAY TUNED TO NOAA WEATHER RADIO
AND OTHER RADIO AND TV STATIONS FOR FURTHER DETAILS OR UPDATES.

&&

$$

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