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WGUS71 KOKX 131327
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FLASH FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
927 AM EDT WED AUG 13 2014

CTC011-131430-
/O.CON.KOKX.FF.W.0031.000000T0000Z-140813T1430Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
NEW LONDON CT-
927 AM EDT WED AUG 13 2014

...A FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1030 AM EDT FOR
EASTERN NEW LONDON COUNTY...

AT 922 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED TO 
INDICATE MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN MOVING THROUGH NEW LONDON COUNTY. 
RAINFALL RATES WILL RANGE FROM 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR WITH RAINFALL 
RATES UP TO 3 INCHES PER HOUR IN LOCALIZED AREAS. 

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE...TURN AROUND...DONT DROWN.

A FLASH FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING.
IF YOU ARE IN THE WARNING AREA MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IMMEDIATELY.
RESIDENTS LIVING ALONG STREAMS AND CREEKS SHOULD TAKE IMMEDIATE
PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS
SWIFTLY FLOWING WATERS OR WATERS OF UNKNOWN DEPTH BY FOOT OR BY
AUTOMOBILE.

&&

LAT...LON 4142 7179 4140 7184 4134 7182 4132 7184
      4132 7187 4133 7188 4133 7194 4130 7198
      4131 7208 4130 7212 4167 7214 4164 7198
      4165 7180 4164 7178

$$

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