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Lakeshore Flood Watch
NYZ001>004-180400-
/O.NEW.KBUF.LS.A.0020.171119T1000Z-171120T0600Z/
NIAGARA-ORLEANS-MONROE-WAYNE-
254 PM EST FRI NOV 17 2017

...LAKESHORE FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT
THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A LAKESHORE
FLOOD WATCH, WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.

* LOCATIONS...NIAGARA, ORLEANS, MONROE, AND WAYNE COUNTIES.

* LAKE SHORE FLOODING...VERY STRONG NORTHWEST WINDS WILL DEVELOP
BEHIND A COLD FRONT LATE SATURDAY NIGHT AND CONTINUE THROUGH THE
DAY SUNDAY INTO SUNDAY NIGHT. THE STRONG WINDS AND BUILDING
WAVES WILL COMBINE WITH ABOVE NORMAL LAKE LEVELS TO INCREASE
SHORELINE EROSION.

* TIMING...FROM LATE SATURDAY NIGHT THROUGH OVERNIGHT SUNDAY
NIGHT.

* IMPACTS...SIGNIFICANT INCREASE IN SHORELINE EROSION, ESPECIALLY
IN AREAS WHERE THE LAKESHORE IS UNSTABLE FOLLOWING THE EROSION
FROM EARLIER IN THE YEAR. SOME MINOR LAKESHORE FLOODING IS
POSSIBLE IN BAYS AND INLETS.

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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