Flooding and Severe Weather Risk Continues This Weekend

More heavy rain will exacerbate flooding in the central and southern U.S. this weekend. In addition, over portions of the Mississippi, Ohio, and Tennessee Valleys, severe thunderstorms are expected. Some storms may produce large hail, damaging winds, and tornadoes. Meanwhile, snow and ice will again affect the Cascades, northern Rockies, upper Midwest, and New England through Sunday.

Coastal Waters Forecast for Ripley to Dunkirk NY (LEZ040) (Text-Only)
NWS Forecast for: Ripley to Dunkirk NY (LEZ040)
Issued by: National Weather Service Buffalo, NY
Last Update: 631 AM EST Sun Feb 25 2018

Today: South winds to 30 knots becoming west. Rain with a chance of thunderstorms this morning. The lake is mostly ice covered.

Tonight: Southwest winds 15 to 20 knots diminishing to 10 to 15 knots. Partly cloudy in the evening, then becoming clear.

Monday: Southwest winds 10 to 15 knots becoming west. Sunny.

Monday Night: Southwest winds 5 to 10 knots. Mainly clear.

Tuesday: Southwest winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Mainly clear, then becoming partly cloudy.

Wednesday: Southwest winds 10 knots or less becoming east. Mostly cloudy.

Thursday: East winds 5 to 15 knots becoming south. Rain. winds and waves higher in and near thunderstorms. waves omitted due to the lake being mostly ice covered.

Zone Forecast: Ripley to Dunkirk NY (LEZ040)

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