Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Upton, NY

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
232 PM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

...HEAVY RAIN LIKELY TONIGHT THROUGH FRIDAY...

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NORTHERN FAIRFIELD-NORTHERN NEW HAVEN-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX-
NORTHERN NEW LONDON-SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD-SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN-
SOUTHERN MIDDLESEX-SOUTHERN NEW LONDON-WESTERN PASSAIC-
EASTERN PASSAIC-HUDSON-WESTERN BERGEN-EASTERN BERGEN-
WESTERN ESSEX-EASTERN ESSEX-WESTERN UNION-EASTERN UNION-ORANGE-
PUTNAM-ROCKLAND-NORTHERN WESTCHESTER-SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER-
NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)-BRONX-RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)-
KINGS (BROOKLYN)-NORTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-NORTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-
SOUTHWESTERN SUFFOLK-SOUTHEASTERN SUFFOLK-NORTHERN QUEENS-
NORTHERN NASSAU-SOUTHERN QUEENS-SOUTHERN NASSAU-
232 PM EDT THU JUL 28 2016

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH
FRIDAY AFTERNOON...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT...
  NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY AND SOUTHEAST NEW YORK...INCLUDING THE
  FOLLOWING AREAS...IN SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT...NORTHERN
  FAIRFIELD...NORTHERN MIDDLESEX...NORTHERN NEW HAVEN...NORTHERN
  NEW LONDON...SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD...SOUTHERN MIDDLESEX...
  SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN AND SOUTHERN NEW LONDON. IN NORTHEAST NEW
  JERSEY...EASTERN BERGEN...EASTERN ESSEX...EASTERN PASSAIC...
  EASTERN UNION...HUDSON...WESTERN BERGEN...WESTERN ESSEX...
  WESTERN PASSAIC AND WESTERN UNION. IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK...
  BRONX...KINGS (BROOKLYN)...NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)...NORTHEASTERN
  SUFFOLK...NORTHERN NASSAU...NORTHERN QUEENS...NORTHERN
  WESTCHESTER...NORTHWESTERN SUFFOLK...ORANGE...PUTNAM...
  RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)...ROCKLAND...SOUTHEASTERN SUFFOLK...
  SOUTHERN NASSAU...SOUTHERN QUEENS...SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER AND
  SOUTHWESTERN SUFFOLK.

* FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON

* SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL BE MOVING INTO THE REGION FROM
  THE WEST EARLY THIS EVENING AND WILL OVERSPREAD THE REGION BY
  LATE TONIGHT. SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS WILL CONTINUE INTO
  FRIDAY MORNING AND BEGIN TO TAPER OFF FROM WEST TO EAST DURING
  FRIDAY AFTERNOON. THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR PERIODS OF HEAVY
  RAINFALL THIS EVENING INTO FRIDAY AFTERNOON.

* THE AXIS OF HEAVIEST RAIN REMAINS UNCERTAIN. HOWEVER...AT THIS
  TIME THE HEAVIEST RAIN IS FORECAST TO EXTEND FROM NORTHEASTERN
  NEW JERSEY INTO THE LOWER HUDSON VALLEY...NEW YORK CITY...AND
  SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT. RAINFALL TOTALS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE
  POSSIBLE...WITH LOCALIZED HIGHER AMOUNTS POSSIBLE. THE MAIN
  THREAT IS FLASH FLOODING OF LOW LYING...POOR DRAINAGE...AND
  URBANIZED AREAS. SMALLER FLASHIER STREAMS MAY ALSO FLOOD.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLASH FLOOD WATCH MEANS THAT CONDITIONS MAY DEVELOP THAT LEAD
TO FLASH FLOODING. FLASH FLOODING IS A VERY DANGEROUS SITUATION.
YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION
SHOULD FLASH FLOOD WARNINGS BE ISSUED.

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