Thursday, July 30, 2015

NWS issues Flash Flood and Severe Thunderstorm Warning



Event:Flash Flood Warning
Alert:
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON NY HAS ISSUED A 
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR... 
HUDSON COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN NEW JERSEY... 
SOUTHWESTERN BERGEN COUNTY IN NORTHEASTERN NEW JERSEY... 
BRONX COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NEW YORK... 
NEW YORK COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NEW YORK... 
QUEENS COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NEW YORK... 
 
* UNTIL 430 PM EDT 
 
* AT 229 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED TRAINING THUNDERSTORM 
PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. RAINFALL RATES OF 1 
1/2 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR ARE BEING DETECTED...WITH 1 TO 1 1/2 
INCHES OF RAIN HAVE ALREADY FALLEN. FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO 
BEGIN SHORTLY.

Instructions:TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

Event:Severe Thunderstorm Warning
Alert:
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON NY HAS ISSUED A 
 
* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR... 
CENTRAL NASSAU COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NEW YORK... 
BRONX COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NEW YORK... 
WEST CENTRAL SUFFOLK COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NEW YORK... 
QUEENS COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NEW YORK... 
 
* UNTIL 330 PM EDT 
 
* AT 250 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SEVERE 
THUNDERSTORMS CAPABLE OF PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 
MPH. THESE STORMS WERE LOCATED ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM CARDINAL 
SPELLMAN HS TO JAMAICA...AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 35 MPH.

Instructions:SEVERE THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCE DAMAGING WINDS...DESTRUCTIVE HAIL... DEADLY LIGHTNING AND VERY HEAVY RAIN. FOR YOUR PROTECTION...MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF YOUR HOME OR BUSINESS. HEAVY RAINS FLOOD ROADS QUICKLY SO DO NOT DRIVE INTO AREAS WHERE WATER COVERS THE ROAD.

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