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  • Special Weather Statement for Oswego County, New York
  • Special Weather Statement issued August 22 at 2:50PM EDT by NWS
  • Effective: Friday, August 22, 2014 at 2:50 p.m.
  • Expires: Friday, August 22, 2014 at 6 p.m.
  • ...AN AREA OF SHOWERS WITH A FEW RUMBLES OF THUNDER PRODUCING
    HEAVY RAIN THIS AFTERNOON...
    AT 245 PM...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED AN
    AREA OF SHOWERS WITH A FEW RUMBLES OF THUNDER PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN
    ACROSS JEFFERSON...OSWEGO AND LEWIS COUNTIES...THIS INCLUDES THE
    TOWNSHIPS OF EVANS MILLS...CHAUMONT...CALCIUM...AND PALERMO.
    SHOWERS ARE INCREASING IN COVERAGE OVER OSWEGO COUNTY. THESE STORMS HAVE
    ALREADY PRODUCED ISOLATED AREAS OF ONE TO TWO INCHES. THESE STORMS
    ARE MOVING VERY SLOWLY AND HAVE THE CAPABILITY OF PRODUCING
    ADDITIONAL RAINFALL OF ONE INCH OR MORE IN A SHORT PERIOD OF TIME
    THAT WILL CREATE SIGNIFICANT PONDING OF WATER ON AREA ROADWAYS AND
    POOR DRAINAGE FLOODING.
    IF YOU ARE TRAVELING ACROSS THIS REGION THESE STORMS WILL BRING
    ABOUT POOR VISIBILITIES. IT IS RECOMMENDED THAT YOU SLOW DOWN AND
    ALLOW EXTRA TIME TO REACH YOUR DESTINATIONS THIS AFTERNOON. ALSO...IF
    YOU ENCOUNTER ANY WATER ACROSS AREA ROADWAYS...TURN AROUND AND
    DON`T ATTEMPT TO CROSS THE FLOODED ROADS.