Tuesday, February 16, 2016

NWS: Severe Thunderstorm Warning



Severe Thunderstorm Warning


SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NYC005-047-059-081-162015-
/O.NEW.KOKX.SV.W.0004.160216T1947Z-160216T2015Z/

BULLETIN - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
247 PM EST TUE FEB 16 2016

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON NY HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
  BRONX COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NEW YORK...
  NASSAU COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NEW YORK...
  KINGS COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NEW YORK...
  QUEENS COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NEW YORK...

* UNTIL 315 PM EST

* AT 246 PM EST...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A STRONG STORM CAPABLE OF
  PRODUCING DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS
  LOCATED OVER ROCKAWAY BEACH...AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 45 MPH.

* THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
  CROWN HEIGHTS AND CANARSIE AROUND 250 PM EST.
  KENNEDY AIRPORT...CEDARHURST...HOWARD BEACH AND OZONE PARK AROUND
  255 PM EST.
  VALLEY STREAM...LYNBROOK...JAMAICA...WOODMERE...FLUSHING...FOREST
  HILLS AND OCEANSIDE AROUND 300 PM EST.
  FREEPORT...GARDEN CITY...HEMPSTEAD...BALDWIN...ELMONT...LITTLE NECK
  AND CLEARVIEW EXPRESSWAY AROUND 305 PM EST.
  MINEOLA...WESTBURY...GREAT NECK...MANHASSET AND PORT WASHINGTON
  AROUND 310 PM EST.
  OYSTER BAY...SYOSSET...LEVITTOWN...BAYVILLE...BROOKVILLE AND
  HICKSVILLE AROUND 315 PM EST.

OTHER LOCATIONS IMPACTED BY THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM INCLUDE WEST
HEMPSTEAD...THOMASTON...EAST HILLS...EAST ROCKAWAY...JERICHO...EAST
WILLISTON...HERRICKS...EAST MEADOW...HEWLETT AND MUNSEY PARK.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

STRONG STORMS PRODUCE DAMAGING WINDS...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.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

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