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WGUS51 KOKX 131029
FFWOKX
NYC059-103-131330-
/O.NEW.KOKX.FF.W.0030.140813T1029Z-140813T1330Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
629 AM EDT WED AUG 13 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON NY HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  WESTERN SUFFOLK COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK...
  SOUTHERN NASSAU COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK...

* UNTIL 930 AM EDT

* AT 625 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  ANOTHER AREA OF HEAVY RAIN ALONG THE SOUTH SHORE OF NASSAU AND
  SOUTHWEST SUFFOLK COUNTIES SLOWLY TRACKING NORTH. THIS RAIN HAS
  RAINFALL RATES OF 2 TO 3 INCHES PER HOUR WITH LOCALIZED RAINFALL 
  RATES OF UP TO 4 INCHES PER HOUR AND WILL FALL OVER FLOODED AREAS.

* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
  WANTAGH...MASSAPEQUA...HEMPSTEAD...AMITYVILLE...GARDEN CITY...
  LEVITTOWN AND FARMINGDALE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

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 4073 7369 4077 7335 4067 7339 4064 7340
      4061 7341 4058 7356 4058 7373

$$

MPS








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