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Lakeshore Flood Watch

The following areas are affected:

  • Niagara
  • Orleans

NIAGARA-ORLEANS-
439 AM EDT SAT APR 29 2017

...LAKESHORE FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A LAKESHORE
FLOOD WATCH...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH
SUNDAY EVENING.

* LOCATIONS...NIAGARA AND ORLEANS COUNTIES.

* LAKE SHORE FLOODING...NORTHEAST WINDS WILL RESULT IN BUILDING
WAVES ON THE WESTERN END OF LAKE ONTARIO. WAVES AS HIGH AS 6 OR
7 FEET ARE POSSIBLE.

* TIMING...SUNDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE SUNDAY EVENING.

* IMPACTS...THE COMBINATION OF HIGH LAKE LEVELS AND WAVES HAS THE
POTENTIAL TO CAUSE FLOODING. THIS FLOODING MAY OCCUR IN
VULNERABLE AREAS ALONG THE WESTERN END OF THE LAKE ONTARIO
SHORELINE.

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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