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WGUS51 KOKX 131128
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
728 AM EDT WED AUG 13 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON NY HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  EASTERN NEW LONDON COUNTY IN SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT...

* UNTIL 1030 AM EDT

* AT 725 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
  AN AREA OF HEAVY RAIN MOVING INTO EASTERN NEW LONDON COUNTY IN
  SOUTHEASTERN CONNECTICUT. THIS RAIN HAS A HISTORY OF PRODUCING
  FLASH FLOODING. RAINFALL RATES WILL RANGE FROM 2 TO 3 INCHES PER
  HOUR WITH LOCALIZED AREAS RECEIVING UP TO 4 INCH PER HOUR RAINFALL 
  RATES.

* OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO
  NORWICH...LEDYARD CENTER...PRESTON AND VOLUNTOWN

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.

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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