Flood Statement
Issued by NWS Upton, NY

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000 WGUS81 KOKX 210833 FLSOKX FLOOD ADVISORY NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY 433 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014 CTC001-007-009-011-211030- /O.NEW.KOKX.FA.Y.0124.140921T0833Z-140921T1030Z/ /00000.N.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ 433 AM EDT SUN SEP 21 2014 THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON NY HAS ISSUED AN * URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR... NEW HAVEN COUNTY IN SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT... WESTERN NEW LONDON COUNTY IN SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT... MIDDLESEX COUNTY IN SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT... FAIRFIELD COUNTY IN SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT... * UNTIL 630 AM EDT... * AT 425 AM EDT...SEVERAL NARROW...NORTH TO SOUTH ORIENTED...BANDS OF HEAVY SHOWERS AND EMBEDDED THUNDERSTORMS OVER LONG ISLAND WILL STREAM NORTHEAST INTO THE REGION THROUGH 630 AM. RAINFALL RATES OF 1 TO 1 1/2 INCHES PER HOUR ARE BEING OBSERVED WITH THE HEAVIEST BANDS. EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM THIS ACTIVITY WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF AFFECTED URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS. AFFECTED SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS WILL FLOOD QUICKLY...POSSIBLY COVERING ROADS AND FLOODING NEARBY LOW AREAS. PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... INCONVENIENCES CAN BE EXPECTED BUT THE FLOODING WILL NOT BE IMMEDIATELY LIFE THREATENING. 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 4128 7222 4123 7276 4124 7290 4128 7292 4114 7310 4116 7320 4109 7339 4151 7330 4152 7317 4155 7317 4163 7302 4165 7294 4157 7294 4155 7286 4164 7265 4165 7251 4159 7246 4160 7234 4172 7225 4164 7199 $$ NV

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