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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH...CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
1256 PM EDT MON AUG 10 2015

...HEAVY RAIN ON TUESDAY COULD CAUSE URBAN FLOODING...

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SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD-WESTERN PASSAIC-EASTERN PASSAIC-HUDSON-
WESTERN BERGEN-EASTERN BERGEN-WESTERN ESSEX-EASTERN ESSEX-
WESTERN UNION-EASTERN UNION-SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER-
NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)-BRONX-RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)-
KINGS (BROOKLYN)-NORTHERN QUEENS-NORTHERN NASSAU-SOUTHERN QUEENS-
SOUTHERN NASSAU-
1256 PM EDT MON AUG 10 2015

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY
AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH 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. 

* FROM LATE TONIGHT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON

* SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WITH A WARM FRONTAL PASSAGE COULD
  PRODUCE HEAVY RAIN CAPABLE OF CAUSING URBAN FLASH FLOODING IN
  THE NEW YORK CITY METROPOLITAN AREA.

* 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.

* DESPITE DRY CONDITIONS...SOME FAST-RESPONDING SMALL STREAMS IN
  NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY COULD APPROACH BANK FULL IF DIRECTLY
  IMPACTED. LARGER STREAMS AND MAIN STEM RIVERS SHOULD NOT
  EXPERIENCE FLOODING.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.
YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

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