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WGUS81 KOKX 182234
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FLOOD STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
534 PM EST SUN JAN 18 2015

NYC005-047-059-061-081-085-182300-
/O.CON.KOKX.FA.W.0002.000000T0000Z-150118T2300Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND) NY-BRONX NY-NEW YORK (MANHATTAN) NY-
NASSAU NY-QUEENS NY-KINGS (BROOKLYN) NY-
534 PM EST SUN JAN 18 2015

...THE FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 600 PM EST FOR URBAN
AREAS AND SMALL STREAMS IN KINGS (BROOKLYN)...QUEENS...SOUTHWESTERN
NASSAU...NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)...BRONX AND RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)
COUNTIES...

AT 532 PM EST DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED RAIN CONTINUING...BUT MOVING 
EAST. THE HEAVIEST RAIN WILL CONTINUE TO MOVE EAST OF THE NEW YORK 
CITY METROPOLITAN 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. HOWEVER...CONDITIONS ARE 
EXPECTED TO IMPROVE AS THE NIGHT PROGRESSES. 

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...

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AND PONDING OF WATER IN URBAN AREAS...
HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER POOR DRAINAGE
AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

&&

LAT...LON 4051 7426 4064 7418 4064 7406 4061 7405
      4066 7403 4070 7404 4092 7391 4088 7377
      4084 7376 4084 7370 4077 7360 4058 7366
      4059 7378 4055 7394 4057 7393 4057 7401
      4059 7401 4061 7405 4053 7413

$$

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