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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE BUFFALO NY
453 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

NYZ001>003-010>012-019-020-085-250030-
NIAGARA-ORLEANS-MONROE-NORTHERN ERIE-GENESEE-WYOMING-CHAUTAUQUA-
CATTARAUGUS-SOUTHERN ERIE-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF...NIAGARA FALLS...MEDINA...ROCHESTER...
BUFFALO...BATAVIA...WARSAW...JAMESTOWN...OLEAN...ORCHARD PARK...
SPRINGVILLE
453 PM EST MON NOV 24 2014

...STRONG WINDS ABOUT TO BEGIN IN WESTERN NEW YORK...

A RAPID INCREASE IN WIND SPEEDS IS EXPECTED TO SPREAD ACROSS
WESTERN NEW YORK FROM WEST TO EAST BETWEEN 5 PM AND 8 PM. WINDS
HAVE GUSTED TO OVER 60 MPH OVER THE PAST FEW HOURS ACROSS NORTHERN
OHIO AND SOUTHERN ONTARIO...AND THESE STRONG WINDS ARE EXPECTED TO
REACH WESTERN NEW YORK SHORTLY. HIGH WIND WARNINGS ARE IN EFFECT
FOR THE REGION.

AS WINDS INCREASE THE POTENTIAL FOR DAMAGE WILL ALSO INCREASE...
WITH SOME TREES AND POWERLINES LIKELY COMING DOWN. POWER OUTAGES
MAY RESULT IN SLOW TRAVEL THROUGH THIS EVENING AS TRAFFIC SIGNALS
ARE KNOCKED OUT. REMEMBER...IF YOU COME TO A TRAFFIC SIGNAL WHICH
IS NOT FUNCTIONING...BY LAW YOU MUST TREAT IT AS A 4 WAY STOP.

$$

HITCHCOCK






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