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WGUS61 KOKX 150809
FFAOKX

URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
409 AM EDT TUE JUL 15 2014

...THE POTENTIAL FOR FLASH FLOODING CONTINUES...

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NORTHERN NEW HAVEN-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX-NORTHERN NEW LONDON-
SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN-SOUTHERN MIDDLESEX-SOUTHERN NEW LONDON-
NORTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-NORTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-SOUTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-
SOUTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-
409 AM EDT TUE JUL 15 2014

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY
AFTERNOON...

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH IS NOW IN EFFECT FOR

* PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT AND SOUTHEAST NEW YORK... 
  INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT... 
  NORTHERN MIDDLESEX...NORTHERN NEW HAVEN...NORTHERN NEW 
  LONDON...SOUTHERN MIDDLESEX...SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN AND SOUTHERN 
  NEW LONDON. IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK...NORTHEASTERN SUFFOLK... 
  NORTHWESTERN SUFFOLK...SOUTHEASTERN SUFFOLK AND SOUTHWESTERN 
  SUFFOLK. 

* THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON.

* MULTIPLE ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE ACROSS
  THE REGION AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT THROUGH EARLY WEDNESDAY
  AFTERNOON. DUE TO THE WARM AND HUMID NATURE OF THE AIRMASS
  AHEAD OF THE COLD FRONT...TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS ARE LIKELY...WITH
  STORM TOTAL RAINFALL AMOUNTS BETWEEN 2 TO 3 INCHES. LOCALLY
  HIGHER AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED...INCREASING THE FLASH FLOOD
  POTENTIAL.

* THE MAIN POTENTIAL IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED TO BE FLOODING OF 
  URBANIZED AS WELL AS LOW LYING AREAS...ROADWAYS...AND IN AREAS 
  OF POOR DRAINAGE. IN ADDITION...SMALL STREAMS OR RIVERS MAY 
  EXCEED BANKFULL. 

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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NORTHERN FAIRFIELD-SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD-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)-NORTHERN QUEENS-NORTHERN NASSAU-SOUTHERN QUEENS-
SOUTHERN NASSAU-
409 AM EDT TUE JUL 15 2014

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

THE FLASH FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT...NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY AND 
  SOUTHEAST NEW YORK...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN 
  SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT...NORTHERN FAIRFIELD AND 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...NORTHERN 
  WESTCHESTER...ORANGE...PUTNAM...RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)... 
  ROCKLAND...SOUTHERN NASSAU...SOUTHERN QUEENS AND SOUTHERN 
  WESTCHESTER. 

* THROUGH LATE TONIGHT.

* MULTIPLE ROUNDS OF SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL MOVE ACROSS
  THE REGION AHEAD OF A COLD FRONT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT. DUE TO
  THE WARM AND HUMID NATURE OF THE AIRMASS AHEAD OF THE COLD
  FRONT...TORRENTIAL DOWNPOURS ARE LIKELY...WITH STORM TOTAL
  RAINFALL AMOUNTS BETWEEN 2 TO 3 INCHES. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
  ARE EXPECTED...INCREASING THE FLASH FLOOD POTENTIAL.

* THE MAIN POTENTIAL IMPACTS ARE EXPECTED TO BE FLOODING OF 
  URBANIZED AS WELL AS LOW LYING AREAS...ROADWAYS...AND IN AREAS 
  OF POOR DRAINAGE. IN ADDITION...SMALL STREAMS OR RIVERS MAY 
  EXCEED BANKFULL. 

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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