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WGUS51 KOKX 312021
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
421 PM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON NY HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  KINGS (BROOKLYN) COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK...
  QUEENS COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK...
  NORTHWESTERN NASSAU COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK...
  UNION COUNTY IN NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY...
  NEW YORK (MANHATTAN) COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK...
  BRONX COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK...
  SOUTHEASTERN BERGEN COUNTY IN NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY...
  ESSEX COUNTY IN NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY...
  RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND) COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK...
  HUDSON COUNTY IN NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY...

* UNTIL 615 PM EDT

* AT 416 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED   
  FLASH FLOODING FROM A THUNDERSTORM NEAR HARRISON. MORE SHOWERS AND 
  THUNDERSTORMS WITH VERY HEAVY RAIN WERE DEVELOPING BEHIND THIS     
  THUNDERSTORM. RAIN RATES UP TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR ARE EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS...URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES
AS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. 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.

&&

LAT...LON 4075 7437 4085 7433 4086 7420 4082 7413
      4087 7411 4089 7383 4088 7377 4084 7376
      4087 7373 4085 7366 4090 7363 4064 7369
      4062 7405 4070 7403 4068 7406 4062 7406
      4061 7444 4066 7441 4066 7444

$$

JM








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