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Areal Flood Watch

Statement as of 7:11 PM EST on November 20, 2014

Expires 7:00 AM EST on November 26, 2014


... Flood Watch in effect from Sunday afternoon through Wednesday
morning...

The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a

* Flood Watch for a portion of western New York... including the
following counties... Genesee... northern Erie... southern Erie
and Wyoming. This especially includes the Buffalo Metro area.

* From Sunday afternoon through Wednesday morning.

* Snow melt from the recent significant lake effect snow events
combined with rainfall early next week will bring the potential
for flooding.

* Smaller streams and creeks will be prone to flooding from snow
melt. This will include the creeks that flow through the
Buffalo Metro area. Towns that received significant amounts of
snow will also have potential for urban flooding from the snow
melt.

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





Record Report

Statement as of 4:37 AM EST on November 20, 2014


... Record daily maximum snowfall set at Buffalo NY...

A record snowfall of 7.6 inches was set at Buffalo NY yesterday.
This breaks the old record of 5.8 set in 2000.


Public Information Statement

Statement as of 6:26 PM EST on November 20, 2014


Storm totals through this early evening for this lake effect snow
event... which started Wednesday evening.

********************Storm total snowfall********************

Location storm total time/date comments
                     snowfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

New York

... Erie County...
   Wales Center 37.0 345 PM 11/20 social media
   1 W Hamburg 36.5 457 PM 11/20 social media
   Angola 33.0 337 PM 11/20 social media
   Hamburg 31.5 452 PM 11/20 NWS employee
   East Aurora 27.0 500 PM 11/20 amateur radio
   Orchard Park 23.0 600 PM 11/20 amateur radio
   Alden 18.5 500 PM 11/20 amateur radio
   3 WSW Elma 13.8 608 PM 11/20 cocorahs
   4 NW Alden 12.0 429 PM 11/20 NWS employee
   Lancaster 11.0 500 PM 11/20 amateur radio
   NY Buffalo Intl Arpt 8.1 425 PM 11/20 ASOS

... Jefferson County...
   Watertown 8.0 409 PM 11/20 social media

... Wyoming County...
   Cowlesville 27.0 600 PM 11/20 amateur radio
   Attica 23.0 200 PM 11/20 amateur radio


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