Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Upton, NY

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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
FLASH FLOOD WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
913 AM EDT WED AUG 13 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON NY HAS EXTENDED THE

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...
  MIDDLESEX COUNTY IN SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT...
  WESTERN NEW LONDON COUNTY IN SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT...
  SOUTHEASTERN NEW HAVEN COUNTY IN SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT...

* UNTIL 1015 AM EDT

* AT 909 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED
MODERATE TO LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN CONTINUING TO FALL ACROSS THE WARNED
AREA. THIS RAIN HAS A HISTORY OF PRODUCING FLASH FLOODING OVER LONG
ISLAND. RAINFALL RATES WILL RANGE FROM 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR WITH
LOCALIZED AREAS RECEIVING UP TO 3 INCH PER HOUR RAINFALL RATES.

* LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO SALEM...
  PORTLAND...MIDDLETOWN...LEBANON...EAST HAMPTON...EAST HADDAM...
  DURHAM AND COLCHESTER

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. 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 FLASH FLOOD WARNING MEANS THAT FLOODING IS IMMINENT OR OCCURRING.
IF YOU ARE IN THE WARNING AREA MOVE TO HIGHER GROUND IMMEDIATELY.
RESIDENTS LIVING ALONG STREAMS AND CREEKS SHOULD TAKE IMMEDIATE
PRECAUTIONS TO PROTECT LIFE AND PROPERTY. DO NOT ATTEMPT TO CROSS
SWIFTLY FLOWING WATERS OR WATERS OF UNKNOWN DEPTH BY FOOT OR BY
AUTOMOBILE.

&&

LAT...LON 4167 7214 4129 7211 4132 7219 4128 7220
      4125 7235 4123 7276 4124 7290 4128 7292
      4123 7303 4152 7271 4165 7251 4159 7246
      4160 7234 4172 7225

$$

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