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WGUS41 KOKX 091857
FLWOKX

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
157 PM EST TUE DEC 9 2014

NYC005-047-059-061-081-103-092100-
/O.NEW.KOKX.FA.W.0008.141209T1857Z-141209T2100Z/
/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
BRONX NY-NEW YORK (MANHATTAN) NY-NASSAU NY-SUFFOLK NY-QUEENS NY-
KINGS (BROOKLYN) NY-
157 PM EST TUE DEC 9 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON NY HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR URBAN AREAS AND SMALL STREAMS IN...
  BRONX COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK...
  NEW YORK (MANHATTAN) COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK...
  NASSAU COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK...
  SUFFOLK COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK...
  QUEENS COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK...
  KINGS (BROOKLYN) COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK...

* UNTIL 400 PM EST

* AT 156 PM EST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR CONTINUED 
TO INDICATE MODERATE RAINFALL ACROSS THE AREA WITH LOCALLY HEAVIER 
RAIN. THERE HAS ALREADY BEEN BETWEEN 1 AND 2 INCHES OF RAIN IN SOME 
LOCATIONS. 

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF WATER IN 
URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER 
POOR DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.

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.

A FLOOD WARNING MEANS FLOODING IS OCCURRING OR IS IMMINENT. MOST
FLOOD RELATED DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS
WATER COVERED BRIDGES...DIPS...OR LOW WATER CROSSINGS. NEVER TRY TO
CROSS A FLOWING STREAM...EVEN A SMALL ONE...ON FOOT. TO ESCAPE RISING
WATER MOVE UP TO HIGHER GROUND.

&&

LAT...LON 4057 7400 4081 7397 4079 7391 4084 7378
      4080 7377 4085 7377 4085 7366 4088 7366
      4091 7353 4092 7354 4091 7341 4094 7338
      4091 7321 4097 7310 4072 7307 4065 7338
      4065 7337 4064 7322 4054 7393

$$

JM








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