Wednesday, July 2, 2014

NWS Issues Flash Flood Watch (Thursday AM through Friday AM)


Event:Flash Flood Watch
Alert:
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH 
FRIDAY MORNING... 
 
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH 
FRIDAY MORNING... 
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW YORK HAS ISSUED A 
 
* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY AND 
SOUTHEAST NEW YORK...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN 
NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY...EASTERN BERGEN...EASTERN ESSEX... 
EASTERN PASSAIC...EASTERN UNION...HUDSON...WESTERN BERGEN... 
WESTERN ESSEX...WESTERN PASSAIC AND WESTERN UNION. IN 
SOUTHEAST NEW YORK...BRONX...KINGS (BROOKLYN)...NEW YORK 
(MANHATTAN)...NORTHERN QUEENS...NORTHERN WESTCHESTER... 
ORANGE...PUTNAM...RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)...ROCKLAND... 
SOUTHERN QUEENS AND SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER. 
 
* FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY MORNING 
 
* A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH ON THURSDAY BEFORE SLOWLY MOVING 
THROUGH THE AREA THURSDAY NIGHT INTO FRIDAY MORNING. THIS FRONT 
WILL INTERACT WITH SOME TROPICAL MOISTURE STREAMING IN FROM THE 
SOUTH...RESULTING IN PERIODS OF HEAVY RAINFALL. A TOTAL OF AN 
INCH TO THREE INCHES OF RAINFALL IS EXPECTED TO FALL WITH 
LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS. THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE POSSIBLE...HELPING 
TO ENHANCE THESE RAINFALL TOTALS. 
 
* THE MAIN IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED TO BE FLOODING OF URBANIZED 
AREAS...ROADWAYS...AND IN AREAS OF POOR DRAINAGE. SMALL STREAM 
FLASH FLOODING IS ALSO NOT OUT OF THE QUESTION.

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