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WGUS81 KOKX 182239
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
539 PM EST SUN JAN 18 2015

NJC003-013-017-031-039-182300-
/O.CON.KOKX.FA.W.0001.000000T0000Z-150118T2300Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
HUDSON NJ-ESSEX NJ-BERGEN NJ-UNION NJ-PASSAIC NJ-
539 PM EST SUN JAN 18 2015

...THE FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600 PM EST FOR URBAN
AREAS AND SMALL STREAMS IN PASSAIC...UNION...BERGEN...ESSEX AND
HUDSON COUNTIES...

AT 536 PM EST DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED RAIN MOVING EAST OF THE 
WARNING AREA. AS SUCH...THE FLOOD WARNING WILL BE ALLOWED TO EXPIRE 
AT 6 PM.

* EVEN THOUGH THE FLOOD WARNING WILL EXPIRE AT 6 PM...RESIDUAL URBAN 
FLOODING WILL TAKE SOME TIME TO IMPROVE. SEVERAL SMALL STREAMS 
APPROACHED OR EXCEEDED FLOOD STAGE. HOWEVER CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED 
TO IMPROVE AS THE NIGHT PROGRESSES. THESE RIVERS EVENTUALLY RECEDE 
BELOW FLOOD STAGE LATER TONIGHT. 

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR HAS BEEN REPORTED.
STREAM RISES WILL BE SLOW AND FLASH FLOODING IS NOT EXPECTED.
HOWEVER...ALL INTERESTED PARTIES SHOULD TAKE NECESSARY PRECAUTIONS
IMMEDIATELY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. THE WATER DEPTH MAY BE TOO GREAT TO ALLOW YOUR CAR TO CROSS
SAFELY. MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND.

&&

LAT...LON 4075 7437 4080 7437 4086 7433 4090 7434
      4090 7428 4098 7429 4101 7426 4110 7412
      4099 7389 4080 7399 4066 7409 4064 7419
      4060 7422 4059 7446 4066 7441 4065 7445
      4067 7446

$$

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