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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
428 AM EST MON DEC 8 2014

...NOR'EASTER TO BRING POTENTIALLY HEAVY RAIN ON TUESDAY...

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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-
428 AM EST MON DEC 8 2014

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE
TUESDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN NEW YORK HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WATCH 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. 

* FROM TUESDAY MORNING THROUGH LATE TUESDAY NIGHT

* A SLOW MOVING COASTAL LOW WILL PARALLEL THE EASTERN SEABOARD ON
  TUESDAY...PASSING ACROSS EASTERN LONG ISLAND IN THE EVENING.
  HEAVY RAINFALL WILL SPREAD INTO THE REGION TUESDAY 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...WITH LOCALIZED HIGHER
  AMOUNTS. 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
  COUPLE OF DAY 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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