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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
424 AM 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-
424 AM EDT SUN MAR 30 2014

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

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. 

* THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* LOW PRESSURE ACROSS THE MID ATLANTIC STATES THIS MORNING WILL
  TRACK SLOWLY EAST THROUGH MONDAY. ADDITIONAL MODERATE TO HEAVY
  RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE THROUGH TONIGHT. AFTER SOME HEAVIER
  RAINFALL ACROSS SOUTHEAST CONNECTICUT EARLY THIS MORNING...AN
  OCCASIONAL LIGHT RAIN WILL DEVELOP. A HEAVIER RAINFALL MAY
  REDEVELOP LATE THIS AFTERNOON INTO 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 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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