Flash Flood Warning

Issued At: Thursday, 14 Sep 2017, 5:47 AM EDT
Expires At: Thursday, 14 Sep 2017, 6:45 AM EDT

Flash flood statement national weather service buffalo ny 547 am edt thu sep 14 2017 cattaraugus ny-chautauqua ny- 547 am edt thu sep 14 2017 ...the flash flood warning remains in effect until 645 am edt for southwestern cattaraugus and southeastern chautauqua counties... at 539 am edt, doppler radar and rain gauges indicate that between an inch and a half and three inches of rain has has fallen across the warned area. the heaviest rain has fallen in the conewango valley from waterboro to conewango to cherry creek. there is flash flooding along portions of conewango creek and some of its feeder streams. although the heaviest rain has moved out of the area, some creeks may continue to rise in response to the recent heavy rain with additional flash flooding still possible in the warned area. some locations that will experience flooding include... jamestown, falconer, jamestown west, frewsburg, new albion, gerry, conewango and ellington. this includes interstate 86 between exits 11 and 17. precautionary/preparedness actions... turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. most flood deaths occur in vehicles. be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding. lat...lon 4206 7935 4237 7919 4238 7879 4206 7888