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WGUS51 KOKX 151840
FFWOKX
CTC001-NYC119-152130-
/O.NEW.KOKX.FF.W.0021.140715T1840Z-140715T2130Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/

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

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON NY HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  FAIRFIELD COUNTY IN SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT...
  WESTCHESTER COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK...

* UNTIL 530 PM EDT

* AT 234 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  A LARGE CLUSTER OF THUNDERSTORMS WITH TORRENTIAL RAINFALL OVER NEW
  YORK CITY MOVING NORTHEAST AT 30 MPH.

* THE STORMS WILL MOVE INTO THE WARNED AREA THROUGH 330 PM AND
  PRODUCE FLASH FLOODING. THE HEAVY RAIN WILL REDUCE
  VISIBILITY TO NEAR ZERO.

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 4089 7384 4091 7385 4090 7387 4092 7392
      4099 7389 4109 7389 4126 7353 4110 7339
      4100 7357 4101 7359 4099 7363 4099 7361
      4097 7362 4099 7365 4094 7368 4088 7378

$$

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