Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Upton, NY

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WGUS81 KOKX 220356
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FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
1156 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

NYC047-059-061-081-085-220530-
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1156 PM EDT THU AUG 21 2014

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON NY HAS ISSUED AN

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

* UNTIL 130 AM EDT...

* AT 1155 PM EDT DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LARGE AREA OF SHOWERS AND
EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS MOVING ACROSS THE ADVISORY AREA. MODERATE TO
LOCALLY HEAVY RAIN IS EXPECTED FOR ANOTHER HOUR OR TWO...WHICH WILL
RESULT IN URBAN AND POOR DRAINAGE FLOODING.

THE MOST LIKELY LOCATIONS TO EXPERIENCE MINOR FLOODING WOULD BE
STATEN ISLAND...KINGS...QUEENS AND MANHATTAN.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. MOST FLOODING DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. TURN AROUND AND
FIND ANOTHER ROUTE.

BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION IF THE FLOODING THREAT INCREASES...OR A
WARNING IS ISSUED.

&&

LAT...LON 4064 7419 4064 7406 4061 7405 4070 7403
      4069 7404 4083 7396 4079 7388 4080 7385
      4074 7349 4058 7357 4059 7378 4054 7394
      4057 7393 4057 7401 4059 7401 4061 7405
      4052 7413 4050 7426

$$

PW








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