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Lakeshore Flood Watch

The following areas are affected:

  • Niagara
  • Orleans

NIAGARA-ORLEANS-MONROE-WAYNE-
850 PM EST FRI NOV 17 2017

...LAKESHORE FLOOD WATCH REMAINS 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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