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WGUS41 KOKX 181905
FLWOKX

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
205 PM EST SUN JAN 18 2015

NYC005-047-059-061-081-085-182300-
/O.NEW.KOKX.FA.W.0002.150118T1905Z-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-
205 PM EST SUN JAN 18 2015

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON NY HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WARNING FOR URBAN AREAS IN...
  RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND) COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK...
  BRONX COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK...
  NEW YORK (MANHATTAN) COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK...
  NASSAU COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK...
  QUEENS COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK...
  KINGS (BROOKLYN) COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK...

* UNTIL 600 PM EST

* AT 203 PM EST DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN 
MOVING INTO THE WARNING AREA. MANY LOCATIONS HAVE ALREADY OBSERVED 
AN INCH OR MORE OF RAIN. AN ADDITIONAL INCH IS EXPECTED. 

* WIDESPREAD URBAN AND POOR DRAINAGE FLOODING IS EXPECTED. THE BRONX 
RIVER IS EXPECTED TO APPROACH OR EXCEED FLOOD THRESHOLDS. 

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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