Tuesday, August 11, 2015

NWS - Flash Flood Watch continues for our area



Event:Flash Flood Watch
Alert:
...HEAVY RAIN COULD CAUSE MAINLY URBAN FLOODING TODAY... 
 
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON... 
 
THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR 
 
* PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT...NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY AND 
SOUTHEAST NEW YORK...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING IN SOUTHERN ... 
CONNECTICUT...SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD. 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 NASSAU... 
NORTHERN QUEENS...RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)...SOUTHERN NASSAU... 
SOUTHERN QUEENS AND SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER. 
 
* THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON. 
 
* SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH A WARM FRONTAL PASSAGE COULD 
PRODUCE HEAVY RAIN CAPABLE OF CAUSING MAINLY URBAN FLASH 
FLOODING. 
 
* RAINFALL OF 1 TO 2 INCHES...WITH LOCAL AMOUNTS AS HIGH AS 3 
INCHES AND RAINFALL RATES OF UP TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR...ARE 
EXPECTED. WHILE THE HEAVIEST RAIN IS NOT EXPECTED TO BE 
WIDESPREAD...URBAN AREAS THAT RECEIVE THE HEAVIEST AMOUNTS 
COULD EXPERIENCE DISRUPTIVE IMPACTS.

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