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Lakeshore Flood Watch
NYZ006-007-010300-
/O.NEW.KBUF.LS.A.0002.170502T1900Z-170503T2100Z/
OSWEGO-JEFFERSON-
255 PM EDT SUN APR 30 2017

...LAKESHORE FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A LAKESHORE
FLOOD WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* LOCATIONS...OSWEGO AND JEFFERSON COUNTIES.

* LAKE SHORE FLOODING...THE COMBINATION OF HIGH LAKE LEVELS...
MODERATE TO STRONG SOUTHWEST WINDS...AND HIGH WAVES MAY RESULT
IN INCREASED FLOODING AND SHORELINE EROSION IN AREAS ALONG THE
IMMEDIATE LAKE ONTARIO SHORE AND IN THE THOUSAND ISLANDS REGION
OF THE SAINT LAWRENCE RIVER.

* TIMING...FROM LATE TUESDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...FLOODING MAY INCREASE ALONG THE EASTERN SHORE OF LAKE
ONTARIO AND THE THOUSAND ISLANDS REGION OF THE SAINT LAWRENCE
RIVER DUE TO HIGH LAKE LEVELS AND INCREASED WAVE ACTION.
FLOODING IS MOST LIKELY IN LOW LYING...FLOOD PRONE AREAS ALONG
THE IMMEDIATE LAKESHORE AND IN BAYS AND INLETS. FLOODING IS ALSO
POSSIBLE ON SOME OF THE ISLANDS AND SHORELINE IN THE SAINT
LAWRENCE RIVER. WAVE ACTION WILL RESULT IN INCREASED SHORELINE
AND BEACH EROSION.

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.

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