Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Upton, NY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
436 PM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

NYZ067-312115-
ORANGE-
436 PM EDT SUN AUG 31 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT NORTHERN ORANGE COUNTY...

AT 433 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING
STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM PHILLIPSPORT TO PORT
JERVIS...OR ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM BLOOMINGBURG TO PORT
JERVIS...AND MOVING NORTHEAST AT 40 MPH.

PEOPLE IN NORTHERN ORANGE COUNTY...INCLUDING OTISVILLE...
MONTGOMERY...WALDEN AND GARDNERTOWN...SHOULD MONITOR THE WEATHER
SITUATION CLOSELY. LISTEN FOR POSSIBLE WARNINGS AND BE PREPARED TO
TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION SHOULD SEVERE WEATHER THREATEN.

WINDS UP TO 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH THESE STORMS. IN ADDITION...VERY
HEAVY RAIN...WITH RAINFALL RATES OF UP TO 1 INCH AN HOUR...IS
OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. 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 4150 7470 4150 7450 4159 7439 4160 7434
      4164 7427 4161 7424 4159 7414 4162 7413
      4161 7407 4159 7405 4159 7395 4153 7400
      4139 7473 4140 7475 4142 7474 4143 7476

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JM







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