Thursday, July 30, 2015

NWS - Flood Advisory



Flood Advisory


FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
440 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

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NASSAU NY-BRONX NY-NEW YORK NY-SUFFOLK NY-QUEENS NY-KINGS NY-
RICHMOND NY-
440 PM EDT THU JUL 30 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON NY HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  NASSAU COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NEW YORK...
  BRONX COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NEW YORK...
  NEW YORK COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NEW YORK...
  WEST CENTRAL SUFFOLK COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NEW YORK...
  QUEENS COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NEW YORK...
  KINGS COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NEW YORK...
  RICHMOND COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NEW YORK...

* UNTIL 645 PM EDT

* AT 439 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED HEAVY RAIN DUE TO
  THUNDERSTORMS. RAINFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR ARE
  OCCURRING WITH THIS ACTIVITY. EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL
  WILL CAUSE PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS
  AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING
  SPOTS. IN ADDITION...FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AS
  WELL AS FARM AND COUNTRY ROADS IS POSSIBLE AS WELL.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT ATTEMPT TO TRAVEL ACROSS FLOODED ROADS. FIND ALTERNATE
ROUTES. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY.

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