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Lakeshore Flood Warning

The following areas are affected:

  • Niagara
  • Orleans

NIAGARA-ORLEANS-MONROE-
359 AM EDT TUE JUL 25 2017

...LAKESHORE FLOOD WARNING NOW IN EFFECT UNTIL 5 PM EDT THIS
AFTERNOON...
...BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

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

* LAKE SHORE FLOODING...THE COMBINATION OF HIGH LAKE LEVELS AND
WAVE ACTION MAY WORSEN FLOODING IN LOW LYING AREAS ALONG THE
LAKE ONTARIO SHORELINE.

* TIMING...THE LAKESHORE FLOOD WARNING IS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE
THIS AFTERNOON. THE BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS IN EFFECT FROM
EARLY THIS MORNING THROUGH LATE THIS AFTERNOON.

* IMPACTS...FLOODING AND EROSION MAY WORSEN IN LOW LYING AREAS
ALONG THE IMMEDIATE LAKESHORE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A LAKESHORE FLOOD WARNING MEANS LAKESHORE FLOODING IS OCCURRING,
IS IMMINENT, OR IS EXPECTED TO OCCUR. PEOPLE IN THE WARNING AREA
SHOULD TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTION TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY. LISTEN
TO LOCAL RADIO...TELEVISION...OR NOAA WEATHER RADIO FOR FURTHER
INFORMATION.

A BEACH HAZARDS STATEMENT IS ISSUED WHEN THERE IS A HIGH SWIM
RISK. THIS MEANS LIFE THREATENING WAVES AND CURRENTS ARE
EXPECTED. STAY OUT OF THE WATER AND STAY AWAY FROM DANGEROUS
AREAS LIKE PIERS AND BREAKWALLS.

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