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WGUS61 KOKX 291959
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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
359 PM EDT SAT MAR 29 2014

...HEAVY RAIN AND FLOODING ARE POSSIBLE TONIGHT INTO LATE SUNDAY
NIGHT...

CTZ005>012-NJZ002-004-103>108-NYZ067>071-300900-
/O.EXT.KOKX.FA.A.0002.140330T0000Z-140331T0600Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
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-
359 PM EDT SAT MAR 29 2014

...FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
LATE SUNDAY NIGHT...

THE FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT 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. 

* FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH LATE SUNDAY NIGHT.

* AS LOW PRESSURE TRACKS INTO THE MID ATLANTIC STATES BY THIS 
  EVENING...STEADY RAIN WILL BECOME HEAVY AT TIMES TONIGHT 
  INTO SUNDAY MORNING. RAINFALL WILL COME TO A LULL SUNDAY BEFORE
  PICKING UP AGAIN LATE SUNDAY AFTERNOON INTO SUNDAY EVENING.

* RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 3 INCHES AND LOCALLY UP TO 4 INCHES 
  COULD CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL RIVERS AND STREAMS...AS WELL AS 
  SIGNIFICANT URBAN AND POOR DRAINAGE FLOODING. 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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