NY WFO BUFFALO Warnings, Watches, and Advisories

WFO BUFFALO Warnings, Watches and Advisories for Friday, August 5, 2022

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT

Special Weather Statement

National Weather Service Buffalo NY

319 PM EDT Fri Aug 5 2022

...A strong thunderstorm with torrential rain will impact portions

of southwestern Ontario County through 400 PM EDT...

At 318 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm near

Naples, or 15 miles southwest of Canandaigua. Torrential rain is

occurring with this storm with reduced visibility. This storm was

nearly stationary.

HAZARD...Winds in excess of 30 mph and pea size hail.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Gusty winds could knock down tree limbs and blow around

unsecured objects. Minor damage to outdoor objects is

possible.

Locations impacted include...

Naples, Canadice, Bristol Mountain and Hunt Hollow.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

If outdoors, consider seeking shelter inside a building.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm and may lead to

localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded

roadways.

LAT...LON 4267 7749 4267 7760 4275 7761 4275 7732

4273 7734 4267 7736 4267 7737 4258 7737

4258 7749

TIME...MOT...LOC 1918Z 184DEG 2KT 4268 7740

MAX HAIL SIZE...0.25 IN

MAX WIND GUST...30 MPH

...A strong thunderstorm will impact portions of southeastern Orange

County through 400 PM EDT...

At 320 PM EDT, Doppler radar was tracking a strong thunderstorm over

Harriman, or near Monroe. This storm was nearly stationary.

HAZARD...Pea size hail.

IMPACT...Minor damage to outdoor objects is possible.

Monroe, Harriman and Central Valley.

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with this storm and may lead

to localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded

Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm.

Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm. Seek a safe

shelter inside a building or vehicle.

LAT...LON 4128 7404 4124 7411 4123 7421 4133 7423

4134 7406

TIME...MOT...LOC 1920Z 262DEG 3KT 4129 7414

MAX WIND GUST...<30 MPH

...HEAT ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM SATURDAY TO 8 PM EDT

SUNDAY...

* WHAT...Heat index values in the mid to upper 90s expected.

* WHERE...The Champlain Valley of Vermont and New York, including

Grand Isle and western Rutland Counties of Vermont.

* WHEN...From 1 PM Saturday to 8 PM EDT Sunday.

* IMPACTS...Hot temperatures and high humidity may cause heat

illnesses to occur, especially during the early to mid afternoon

hours.

Drink plenty of fluids, stay in an air-conditioned room, stay out

of the sun, and check up on relatives and neighbors. Young

children and pets should never be left unattended in vehicles

under any circumstances.

Take extra precautions if you work or spend time outside. When

possible reschedule strenuous activities to early morning or

evening. Know the signs and symptoms of heat exhaustion and heat

stroke. Wear lightweight and loose fitting clothing when

possible. To reduce risk during outdoor work, the Occupational

Safety and Health Administration recommends scheduling frequent

rest breaks in shaded or air conditioned environments. Anyone

overcome by heat should be moved to a cool and shaded location.

Heat stroke is an emergency! Call 9 1 1.

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