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FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
414 AM EST TUE DEC 9 2014

...NOR'EASTER TO BRING HEAVY RAIN TODAY...

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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-HUDSON-WESTERN BERGEN-EASTERN BERGEN-
WESTERN ESSEX-EASTERN ESSEX-WESTERN UNION-EASTERN UNION-ORANGE-
PUTNAM-ROCKLAND-NORTHERN WESTCHESTER-SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER-
NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)-BRONX-RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)-
KINGS (BROOKLYN)-NORTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-NORTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-
SOUTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-SOUTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-NORTHERN QUEENS-
NORTHERN NASSAU-SOUTHERN QUEENS-SOUTHERN NASSAU-
414 AM EST TUE DEC 9 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... 
  HUDSON...WESTERN BERGEN...WESTERN ESSEX...WESTERN PASSAIC AND 
  WESTERN UNION. IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK...BRONX...KINGS 
  (BROOKLYN)...NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)...NORTHEASTERN SUFFOLK... 
  NORTHERN NASSAU...NORTHERN QUEENS...NORTHERN WESTCHESTER... 
  NORTHWESTERN SUFFOLK...ORANGE...PUTNAM...RICHMOND (STATEN 
  ISLAND)...ROCKLAND...SOUTHEASTERN SUFFOLK...SOUTHERN NASSAU... 
  SOUTHERN QUEENS...SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER AND SOUTHWESTERN 
  SUFFOLK. 

* THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* A SLOW MOVING COASTAL LOW WILL PARALLEL THE EASTERN SEABOARD
  TODAY...APPROACHING LONG ISLAND IN THE EVENING. HEAVY RAINFALL
  WILL SPREAD INTO THE REGION THIS MORNING AND PERSIST THROUGH
  MOST OF THE DAY.

* RAIN WILL BE HEAVY AT TIMES WITH 2 TO 3 INCHES POSSIBLE BY THE
  TIME THE EVENT ENDS TUESDAY NIGHT. LOCALIZED HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE
  POSSIBLE. THE MAIN IMPACT WILL BE URBAN AND POOR DRAINAGE
  FLOODING...BUT SOME SMALL RIVERS AND STREAM ACROSS NORTHEAST NEW
  JERSEY AND THE LOWER HUDSON VALLEY MAY REACH OR EXCEED BANKFULL.
  THIS SAME REGION RECEIVED 1 TO 2 INCHES OF RAINFALL JUST A FEW
  DAYS AGO.

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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