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Flooding alerts for far northern and southeastern parts of CNY

in Central New York:

--Jefferson County until 12:00pm


If your area has small stream flood advisory, here is what you should do:

-- Slow down! Ponding of water on highways can cause vehicles to hydroplane and veer out of control.

-- Do not attempt to cross waters of unknown depth by foot, car, truck, or sports utility vehicle. Just one foot of water can carry vehicles away.

-- If your car stalls in a flooded or low-lying area, abandon it immediately.

-- Turn around, donâ??t drown. Find an alternative route



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Here is detailed information on this warning from the National Weather Service:

FLOOD ADVISORY

NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY

929 AM EDT TUE AUG 13 2013

NYC045-131600-

/O.NEW.KBUF.FA.Y.0033.130813T1329Z-130813T1600Z/

/00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/

929 AM EDT TUE AUG 13 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A

* SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...

JEFFERSON COUNTY IN CENTRAL NEW YORK...

* UNTIL NOON EDT

* AT 923 AM EDT ONE TO ONE AND A HALF INCHES OF RAIN HAS FALLEN

ACROSS NORTHERN PORTIONS OF JEFFERSON COUNTY. THE BAND OF HEAVIEST

RAIN WAS LOCATED NEAR CLAYTON...LA FARGEVILLE... THERESA... OR

JUST SOUTH OF ALEXANDRIA BAY. THIS WILL RESULT IN PONDING OF WATER

ON ROADWAYS AND QUICK RISES IN SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS. CREEKS

CAN CONTINUE TO RISE EVEN AFTER THE HEAVIEST RAIN HAS FALLEN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO

AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY

DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL

ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED

ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

&&

LAT...LON 4423 7545 4402 7615 4406 7616 4406 7623

4404 7626 4402 7618 4398 7626 4401 7632

4405 7631 4407 7638 4411 7638 4416 7631

4418 7632 4420 7629 4419 7624 4425 7613

4435 7572

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