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WGUS51 KOKX 151855
FFWOKX
NYC059-081-152145-
/O.NEW.KOKX.FF.W.0022.140715T1855Z-140715T2145Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
255 PM EDT TUE JUL 15 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON NY HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  EASTERN QUEENS COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK...
  NASSAU COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK...

* UNTIL 545 PM EDT

* AT 250 PM EDT...DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS WITH 
  TORRENTIAL RAINFALL OVER THE REGION MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH. 
  THE HEAVIEST STORMS WERE CURRENTLY OVER THE FIVE TOWNS AREA. 

* THESE STORMS AND ONES THAT FOLLOWING WILL CAUSE SIGNIFICANT
  FLOODING OF AREA ROADWAYS THIS AFTERNOON.  

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.

WHEN YOU CAN DO SO SAFELY...PLEASE REPORT FLOODING TO THE NATIONAL
WEATHER SERVICE AT 1-800-226-0217...OR BY E MAIL AT
OKX.SPOTTERS@NOAA.GOV

&&

LAT...LON 4080 7377 4082 7376 4084 7373 4086 7368
      4085 7366 4087 7366 4092 7354 4092 7351
      4090 7349 4081 7345 4067 7354 4058 7376

$$

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