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Flood Warning & High Wind Watch

Flood warning now in effect for Wyoming, & Genesee Counties through late Monday. Snowfall from early this week combined with rainfall and warmer temperatures will result in flooding issues over the next 48 hours.

High Wind Watch in effect Monday November 24 for Monroe, Orleans, Genesee, & Wyoming Counties. Winds Gusts may exceed 50 mph.

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No immediate U.S. tsunami threat from Chile quake

Los Angeles (AP) - U.S. officials say they've found no imminent threat of a tsunami along the coasts of Hawaii, Alaska, California, Oregon or Washington after a major earthquake near Chile, but the danger is still under evaluation.

Paul Whitmore, the director of the National Weather Service's West Coast and Alaska Tsunami Warning Center, says the greatest potential threat from Tuesday night's quake is to Hawaii, but analysts aren't yet issuing a watch or warning.

The U.S. Geological Survey says the quake with a magnitude of 8.2 struck in an area that has been rocked by numerous quakes over the past two weeks.

Chilean authorities ordered an evacuation of coastal areas there in case of a tsunami.

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Center says if tsunami waves are generated, the earliest they'd hit Hawaii is 3:24 a.m. Wednesday Hawaii Standard Time.

 
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