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Watches & Warnings

Lakeshore Flood Watch
Issued: 6:56 AM EST Nov. 18, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Lakeshore Flood Watch remains in effect from late tonight
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 tonight and continue through Sunday
into Sunday night. The strong winds and building waves will
combine with above normal lake levels to increase shoreline
erosion.

* Timing... from late tonight through overnight Sunday night.

* Impacts... a 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.





Lakeshore Flood Watch
Issued: 6:56 AM EST Nov. 18, 2017 – National Weather Service

... Lakeshore Flood Watch remains in effect from late tonight
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 tonight and continue through Sunday
into Sunday night. The strong winds and building waves will
combine with above normal lake levels to increase shoreline
erosion.

* Timing... from late tonight through overnight Sunday night.

* Impacts... a 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.