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  • Special Weather Statement for Jefferson County, New York
  • Special Weather Statement issued August 20 at 12:55PM EDT until August 20 at 11:00PM EDT by NWS
  • Effective: Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 12:55 p.m.
  • Expires: Thursday, August 20, 2015 at 11 p.m.
  • ...VERY HEAVY RAINFALL MOVING THROUGH WESTERN NEW YORK...
    A BROKEN LINE OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL GRADUALLY INTENSIFY
    AS IT CROSSES WESTERN NEW YORK THIS AFTERNOON. TORRENTIAL RAINFALL
    IS LIKELY WHICH MAY PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING.
    AT 1245PM...THE HEAVIEST RAINFALL WAS ACROSS THE WESTERN SOUTHERN
    TIER INTO THE NIAGARA FRONTIER INCLUDING THE BUFFALO METRO AREA.
    HEAVIER RAIN WILL BE MOVING INTO THE GENESEE VALLEY INCLUDING THE
    ROCHESTER METRO AREA BETWEEN 200 AND 300 PM...AND AFTER 300 PM
    FURTHER TO THE EAST.
    BE ALERT FOR PONDING OF WATER ON ROADS AND RAPID RISES ON CREEKS
    AND STREAMS. FLASH FLOODING OCCURS VERY QUICKLY SO BE PREPARED TO
    TAKE IMMEDIATE ACTION. DO NOT DRIVE INTO FLOODED ROADS.

  • Special Weather Statement for Jefferson County, New York
  • Special Weather Statement issued August 10 at 3:24PM EDT until August 10 at 6:00PM EDT by NWS
  • Effective: Monday, August 10, 2015 at 3:24 p.m.
  • Expires: Monday, August 10, 2015 at 6 p.m.
  • ...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT WEST CENTRAL LEWIS AND
    SOUTHEASTERN JEFFERSON COUNTIES...
    AT 323 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS NEAR BARNES CORNERS...OR 14
    MILES SOUTH OF WATERTOWN...MOVING NORTHEAST AT 25 MPH.
    WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS STORM.
    LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
    FORT DRUM...BARNES CORNERS...DENMARK...BLACK RIVER...LORRAINE...
    COPENHAGEN...HARRISBURG...CASTORLAND...WORTH AND RECTOR.
    TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY CAUSE
    LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
    ROADWAYS.