Winter Weather Advisory & Flood Warning

Winter Weather Advisory & Flood Warning

March 5, 2011 Updated Mar 6, 2011 at 3:30 PM EDT

By WKBW News

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Winter Weather Advisory & Flood Warning

March 5, 2011 Updated Mar 6, 2011 at 3:30 PM EDT

WINTER WEATHER ADVISORY IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST THIS
AFTERNOON...
...WINTER STORM WARNING IS CANCELLED...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN BUFFALO HAS ISSUED A WINTER
WEATHER ADVISORY FOR SNOW...WHICH IS IN EFFECT UNTIL 4 PM EST
THIS AFTERNOON. THE WINTER STORM WARNING HAS BEEN CANCELLED.

* LOCATIONS...THE GENESEE VALLEY AND WESTERN FINGER LAKES.

* TIMING...THROUGH MID AFTERNOON.

* HAZARDS...SNOW.

* ACCUMULATIONS...2 TO 4 INCHES THIS AFTERNOON...LEADING TO STORM
TOTALS OF 4 TO 7 INCHES.

* WINDS...NORTH 15 TO 25 MPH.

* VISIBILITIES...AS LOW AS A HALF MILE AT TIMES.

* TEMPERATURES...FALLING TO THE MID 20S THIS AFTERNOON. LOWS 15
TO 20 TONIGHT.

* IMPACTS...HAZARDOUS ROAD CONDITIONS AND GREATLY REDUCED
VISIBILITIES.

* FLOOD WARNING FOR
THE ALLEGHENY RIVER AT OLEAN
* UNTIL LATE TUESDAY NIGHT.
* AT 8 AM SUNDAY THE STAGE WAS 9.4 FEET AND RISING.
* FLOOD STAGE IS 10.0 FEET.
* MINOR FLOODING IS FORECAST.
* FORECAST...THE RIVER IS EXPECTED TO RISE ABOVE FLOOD STAGE LATE
THIS MORNING AND CREST NEAR 11.4 FEET THIS EVENING.
* IMPACT...AT 12.0 FEET...MINOR FLOOD...WATER OVERFLOWS ONTO EAST
RIVERSIDE DRIVE 1 TO 3 MILES UPSTREAM FROM UNION STREET BRIDGE.