Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Upton, NY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
609 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

CTZ009-NYZ070-071-012245-
NORTHERN WESTCHESTER-SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD-SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER-
609 PM EDT MON SEP 1 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL IMPACT FAIRFIELD AND WESTCHESTER
COUNTIES...

AT 607 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING A
STRONG THUNDERSTORM NEAR HARRISON...OR NEAR WHITE PLAINS...AND MOVING
NORTHEAST AT 20 MPH.

INTENSE CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS EXPECTED WITH THIS STORM. IN
ADDITION...VERY HEAVY RAIN...WITH RAINFALL RATES OF UP TO 1 INCH
AN HOUR...IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. THIS COULD CAUSE PONDING OF
WATER ON ROADWAYS... AND MINOR FLOODING OF POOR DRAINAGE AREAS.

LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURES NUMBER ONE KILLERS. REMEMBER...IF YOU CAN
HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. MOVE
TO SAFE SHELTER IMMEDIATELY.

LAT...LON 4120 7358 4107 7349 4096 7379 4104 7384

$$

JM







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