Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Upton, NY

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000 WWUS81 KOKX 012209 SPSOKX 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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