Alerts

High Wind Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Orleans
  • Niagara
  • Wyoming
  • Genesee
  • Northern Erie

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.

High Wind Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Chautauqua
  • Southern Erie
  • Southern Erie
  • Chautauqua

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.

Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Genesee

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.

Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Erie

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.

Flood Warning

The following area is affected:

  • Wyoming

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.

Areal Flood Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Wyoming
  • Genesee
  • Cattaraugus
  • Chautauqua
  • Erie

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.

Wind Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • McKean
  • Potter

Wind Advisory In Effect From Noon Monday To 4 Am Est Tuesday
The National Weather Service In State College Has Issued A Wind
Advisory Which Is In Effect From Noon Monday To 4 Am Est
Tuesday.
- Locations The Northwest Mountains And Laurel Highlands Of
Pennsylvania.
- Winds South 20 To 25 Mph With Gusts Up To 50 Mph Becoming
Southwest At Similar Speeds Late Monday Afternoon And Monday Night
As A Strong Cold Front Pushes East Across The Region.
- Impacts Downed Tree Limbs And Possible Isolated Power Outages.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
A Wind Advisory Means That Sustained Winds Of 31 To 39 Mph Or
Gusts Of 46 And 57 Mph Are Expected.
Motorists In High Profile Vehicles Should Use Caution And
Consider Avoiding Areas Exposed To Strong Cross-winds. Secure
Loose Outdoor Objects That May Be Blown Away If Not Stored Or
Tied Down.
For The Latest Weather Information Go To
Weather.gov/statecollege Or Monitor Noaa Weather Radio.

Wind Advisory

The following areas are affected:

  • Allegany
  • Cattaraugus

Wind Advisory Remains In Effect From 1 Pm Monday To 4 Am Est
Tuesday
- Locations Wayne Livingston Ontario Cattaraugus
Allegany And Northern Cayuga Counties.
- Timing Early Monday Afternoon Through Late Monday Night.
- Winds Southwest 20 To 30 Mph With Gusts Up To 55 Mph.
- Impacts Winds Of This Magnitude Could Bring Down Some Tree
Limbs And Possibly Some Power Lines Resulting In Scattered
Power Outages. These Winds Could 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.
Precautionary/preparedness Actions
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.

Lakeshore Flood Watch

The following areas are affected:

  • Northern Erie
  • Chautauqua
  • Southern Erie

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.