Flash Flood Watch
Issued by NWS Upton, NY

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URGENT - IMMEDIATE BROADCAST REQUESTED
FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
349 PM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

...HEAVY RAIN MONDAY AFTERNOON AND MONDAY NIGHT...

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SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD-EASTERN PASSAIC-HUDSON-WESTERN BERGEN-
EASTERN BERGEN-WESTERN ESSEX-EASTERN ESSEX-WESTERN UNION-
EASTERN UNION-ROCKLAND-NORTHERN WESTCHESTER-SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER-
NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)-BRONX-RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)-
KINGS (BROOKLYN)-NORTHERN QUEENS-NORTHERN NASSAU-SOUTHERN QUEENS-
SOUTHERN NASSAU-
349 PM EST SUN JAN 22 2017

...FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE
MONDAY NIGHT...

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON HAS ISSUED A

* FLOOD WATCH FOR PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT...NORTHEAST
  NEW JERSEY AND SOUTHEAST NEW YORK...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING
  AREAS...IN SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT...SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD. IN
  NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY...EASTERN BERGEN...EASTERN ESSEX...
  EASTERN PASSAIC...EASTERN UNION...HUDSON...WESTERN BERGEN...
  WESTERN ESSEX AND WESTERN UNION. IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK...
  BRONX...KINGS (BROOKLYN)...NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)...NORTHERN
  NASSAU...NORTHERN QUEENS...NORTHERN WESTCHESTER...RICHMOND
  (STATEN ISLAND)...ROCKLAND...SOUTHERN NASSAU...SOUTHERN QUEENS
  AND SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER.

* FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE MONDAY NIGHT

* LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP AND STRENGTHEN OFF THE MID-ATLANTIC
  COAST ON MONDAY...AND THEN SLOWLY TRACK JUST SOUTH AND EAST OF
  THE REGION MONDAY NIGHT INTO TUESDAY. MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN
  WILL DEVELOP ACROSS THE REGION MONDAY AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE
  INTO MONDAY NIGHT. RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 TO 3 INCHES, WITH
  LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS APPROACHING 4 INCHES ARE EXPECTED. THE
  HIGHEST AMOUNTS ARE EXPECTED CLOSER TO THE COAST.

* IMPACTS: IF THE HIGH END RAINFALL AMOUNTS ARE REALIZED, THIS
  WILL RESULT IN MODERATE URBAN FLOODING AND MINOR SMALL STREAM
  FLOODING IN NORTHEASTERN NJ AND THE LOWER HUDSON VALLEY.
  ADDITIONALLY...THE COINCIDENCE OF HIGH TIDE WITH THE HEAVY RAIN
  MONDAY EVENING WILL EXACERBATE FLOODING ALONG THE COASTAL
  WATERFRONT AND SHORELINE ROADS. THIS INCLUDES ALONG TIDALLY
  AFFECTED RIVERS...SUCH AS THE PASSAIC...HACKENSACK...AND HUDSON
  RIVER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS. YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE
ALERT FOR POSSIBLE FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO
FLOODING SHOULD BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING
DEVELOP.

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