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WGUS41 KOKX 091712
FLWOKX

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
1212 PM EST TUE DEC 9 2014

CTC001-007-009-NYC005-119-092015-
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/00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/
WESTCHESTER NY-BRONX NY-NEW HAVEN CT-MIDDLESEX CT-FAIRFIELD CT-
1212 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...
  WESTCHESTER COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK...
  BRONX COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK...
  NEW HAVEN COUNTY IN SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT...
  MIDDLESEX COUNTY IN SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT...
  FAIRFIELD COUNTY IN SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT...

* UNTIL 315 PM EST

* AT 1208 PM EST...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED 
MODERATE TO LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE AREA. THIS HAS BEEN 
PERSISTENT OVER THE PAST FIVE HOURS. RAIN RATES BETWEEN A QUARTER 
AND HALF INCH PER HOUR HAVE BEEN REPORTED.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE ELEVATED LEVELS ON 
SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...AND MINOR FLOODING OF WATER IN URBAN 
AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER POOR 
DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS. FLOODING WILL BE EXACERBATED 
ACROSS LOW LYING SHORE ROADS WITH HIGH TIDE.

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...

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. 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 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 4126 7249 4124 7290 4128 7292 4120 7301
      4118 7309 4114 7310 4116 7320 4111 7326
      4110 7334 4105 7340 4099 7365 4090 7375
      4087 7376 4080 7392 4088 7394 4121 7390
      4143 7264

$$

JM








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