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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
328 PM EDT SUN MAR 30 2014

...ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE THROUGH TONIGHT...

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NORTHERN FAIRFIELD-NORTHERN NEW HAVEN-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX-
NORTHERN NEW LONDON-SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD-SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN-
SOUTHERN MIDDLESEX-SOUTHERN NEW LONDON-WESTERN PASSAIC-
EASTERN PASSAIC-WESTERN BERGEN-EASTERN BERGEN-WESTERN ESSEX-
EASTERN ESSEX-WESTERN UNION-EASTERN UNION-ORANGE-PUTNAM-ROCKLAND-
NORTHERN WESTCHESTER-SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER-
328 PM EDT SUN MAR 30 2014

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT MONDAY...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT...NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY AND
  SOUTHEAST NEW YORK...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTHERN
  CONNECTICUT...NORTHERN FAIRFIELD...NORTHERN MIDDLESEX...NORTHERN
  NEW HAVEN...NORTHERN NEW LONDON...SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD...SOUTHERN
  MIDDLESEX...SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN AND SOUTHERN NEW LONDON. IN
  NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY...EASTERN BERGEN...EASTERN ESSEX...EASTERN
  PASSAIC...EASTERN UNION...WESTERN BERGEN...WESTERN
  ESSEX...WESTERN PASSAIC AND WESTERN UNION. IN SOUTHEAST NEW
  YORK...NORTHERN WESTCHESTER...ORANGE...PUTNAM...ROCKLAND AND
  SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER.

* UNTIL 2 AM EDT MONDAY

* LOW PRESSURE JUST EAST OF SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY WILL TRACK SLOWLY
  EAST THROUGH MONDAY. ADDITIONAL MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL IS
  POSSIBLE THIS EVENING. THE BEST CHANCE FOR THIS TO OCCUR WILL BE
  ACROSS NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY...THE LOWER HUDSON VALLEY...AND
  INTERIOR SOUTHWEST CONNECTICUT.

* RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 1/2 TO 3 INCHES HAVE ALREADY FALLEN ACROSS
  THE WATCH AREA WITH POTENTIAL FOR UP TO AN ADDITIONAL INCH.
  MANY SMALL RIVERS AND STREAMS ARE NEAR BANK FULL OR JUST OVER.
  ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AND RUNOFF WILL CONTINUE THE FLOOD THREAT
  ALONG SMALL RIVERS...STREAMS...AS WELL AS URBAN AND POOR
  DRAINAGE AREAS. SOME LARGER RIVERS AND STREAMS COULD ALSO
  EXPERIENCE FLOODING FROM PROLONGED RUNOFF.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS. YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE
ALERT FOR POSSIBLE FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO
FLOODING SHOULD BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING
DEVELOP.

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