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Watches & Warnings

Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 1:18 AM EST Jan. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect from 1 PM EST this afternoon
through Tuesday evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central and western New York... including the
following counties... in central New York... northern Cayuga. In
western New York... Allegany... Cattaraugus... Chautauqua...
Genesee... Livingston... Monroe... Niagara... northern Erie...
Ontario... Orleans... southern Erie... Wayne and Wyoming.

* From 1 PM EST this afternoon through Tuesday evening.

* Warming temperatures, snowmelt and rainfall will enhance the
risk for ice jam flooding. Rainfall during the watch period
will average between a quarter and a half inch with the
potential for three quarter inch.

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



Smith


Dense Fog Advisory
Issued: 2:35 AM EST Jan. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Dense fog advisory in effect until 10 am EST this morning...

The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a dense fog
advisory, which is in effect until 10 am EST this morning.

* Locations... Niagara, Orleans, Monroe, Erie, Genesee, Wyoming,
Livingston, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, and Allegany counties.

* Timing... through late this morning.

* Visibilities... a quarter mile or less.

* Impacts... dense fog will create poor visibilities, resulting in
hazardous driving conditons.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A dense fog advisory is issued when dense fog will substantially
reduce visibilities, resulting in hazardous driving conditions in
some areas. Motorists are advised to use caution and slow down,
as objects on and near roadways will be seen only at close range.
Stay tuned to weather radio or other radio and TV stations for
further details or updates.



Smith



235 am EST Mon Jan 22 2018

... Dense fog advisory in effect until 10 am EST this morning...

The National Weather Service in Buffalo has issued a dense fog
advisory, which is in effect until 10 am EST this morning.

* Locations... Niagara, Orleans, Monroe, Erie, Genesee, Wyoming,
Livingston, Chautauqua, Cattaraugus, and Allegany counties.

* Timing... through late this morning.

* Visibilities... a quarter mile or less.

* Impacts... dense fog will create poor visibilities, resulting in
hazardous driving conditons.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A dense fog advisory is issued when dense fog will substantially
reduce visibilities, resulting in hazardous driving conditions in
some areas. Motorists are advised to use caution and slow down,
as objects on and near roadways will be seen only at close range.
Stay tuned to weather radio or other radio and TV stations for
further details or updates.



Smith


Areal Flood Watch
Issued: 1:18 AM EST Jan. 22, 2018 – National Weather Service

... Flood Watch remains in effect from 1 PM EST this afternoon
through Tuesday evening...

The Flood Watch continues for

* portions of central and western New York... including the
following counties... in central New York... northern Cayuga. In
western New York... Allegany... Cattaraugus... Chautauqua...
Genesee... Livingston... Monroe... Niagara... northern Erie...
Ontario... Orleans... southern Erie... Wayne and Wyoming.

* From 1 PM EST this afternoon through Tuesday evening.

* Warming temperatures, snowmelt and rainfall will enhance the
risk for ice jam flooding. Rainfall during the watch period
will average between a quarter and a half inch with the
potential for three quarter inch.

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



Smith