NY Warnings, Watches, and Advisories
NY Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Saturday, April 8, 2017
Including the cities of Newark, Fair Haven, Oswego, Watertown,
158 AM EDT Thu Apr 6 2017
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...
The Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of central and western New York...including the
following counties...in central New York...Jefferson...Lewis...
Northern Cayuga and Oswego. In western New York...Wayne.
* Through Saturday afternoon.
* One to one and a half inches inches of rain is forecast today
through Friday. This will produce significant rises on area
tributaries and inland lakes. In addition, mild weather during
this period will melt any snow which lingers across the Tug Hill
* Runoff will cause rises in the Black River Basin...resulting
in a potential for flooding as a result of the run-off and
snow melt. Also...the Seneca River which flows into Cross Lake
is running high with rainfall resulting in at least steady if
not rising levels on the waterway.
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
Including the cities of Niagara Falls, Medina, Rochester,
Buffalo, Batavia, Warsaw, Geneseo, Canandaigua, Orchard Park,
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 AM EDT THIS MORNING
THROUGH SATURDAY AFTERNOON...
* A portion of western New York...including the following
Erie...Ontario...Orleans...Southern Erie and Wyoming.
* From 8 AM EDT this morning through Saturday afternoon.
* Basin averages of one and a half to two inches of rain is
forecast today into Friday....with locally higher amounts
possible. This will produce significant rises on area
tributaries. Some tributaries may exceed their banks...
especially if actual rainfall is at the higher end of the
* Flows will increase in the Buffalo Area and Lower Genesee
Valley creeks and rivers as a result of this runoff. Flooding
will be highly dependent on how much rain falls, which should
generally fall in the minor category. Localized moderate
flooding is possible if rainfall amounts exceed two and a half
Including the cities of Jamestown, Olean, and Wellsville
counties...Allegany...Cattaraugus and Chautauqua.
* Flows will increase on Cattaraugus Creek, the Allegheny River
and the Upper Genesee River. Minor flooding is possible
depending on how much rain falls.