« View county listFlood Watch
Including the cities of Watertown and Lowville
155 PM EST Wed Mar 1 2017
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 7 PM EST THIS EVENING
THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING...
The Flood Watch continues for
* A portion of central New York...including the following
counties...Jefferson and Lewis.
* From 7 PM EST this evening through Friday morning.
* Low pressure is forecast to track from Southern Ontario to
Northern New England through tonight. This will bring periods of
rain showers and very warm temperatures which will result in additional
snow melt. River flows are already running very high on the
Black River, leaving it vulnerable to flooding.
* Flows on the Black River will remain high through this evening
but are expected to remain below flood stage. After this, the
Black River should begin to rise tonight as it responds to the
additional rain and snow melt. This may result in flooding along
the Black River and some of its larger tributaries through the
end of the week.
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
$$High Wind Warning
Including the city of Watertown
113 PM EST Wed Mar 1 2017
...HIGH WIND WARNING IN EFFECT FROM 10 PM THIS EVENING TO 7 AM
The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a High Wind
Warning...which is in effect from 10 PM this evening to 7 AM EST
Thursday. The Wind Advisory is no longer in effect.
* LOCATIONS...Jefferson county. Strongest winds near Lake Ontario.
* TIMING...From late this evening through early Thursday morning.
* WINDS...Southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 60 mph.
* IMPACTS...Strong wind gusts may cause damage to trees and
property as well as power lines resulting in localized power
outages. Motorists in high profile vehicles will need to use
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