Flash Flood Warning
Issued by NWS Upton, NY

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000 WGUS51 KOKX 220729 FFWOKX NYC047-059-081-220930- /O.NEW.KOKX.FF.W.0034.141022T0729Z-141022T0930Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED FLASH FLOOD WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY 329 AM EDT WED OCT 22 2014 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON NY HAS ISSUED A * FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR... KINGS (BROOKLYN) COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK... QUEENS COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK... SOUTHWESTERN NASSAU COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK... * UNTIL 530 AM EDT * AT 325 AM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED FLASH FLOODING FROM THUNDERSTORMS NEAR WOODMERE...MOVING SLOWLY WEST OR REMAINING NEARLY STATIONARY. THE HEAVIEST RAIN HAS BEEN CLOSER TO THE BARRIER ISLANDS IN THE VICINITY OF LONG BEACH. * OTHER LOCATIONS IN THE WARNING INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO ATLANTIC BEACH...CEDARHURST...KENNEDY AIRPORT...JAMAICA...HOWARD BEACH...FOREST HILLS...OZONE PARK...CANARSIE...ROCKAWAY BEACH AND SHEEPSHEAD BAY. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS. 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. && LAT...LON 4057 7393 4057 7395 4071 7391 4073 7360 4065 7358 4063 7356 4063 7357 4058 7356 4058 7373 4059 7378 4055 7391 4055 7395 $$ PW

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