Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Upton, NY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
330 PM EDT MON JUL 18 2016

NYZ067-068-182000-
PUTNAM-ORANGE-
330 PM EDT MON JUL 18 2016

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT WESTERN PUTNAM AND EAST CENTRAL
ORANGE COUNTIES...

AT 329 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER WEST POINT...
MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

WINDS IN EXCESS OF 40 MPH AND PEA SIZE HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH THIS
STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
COLD SPRING...WEST POINT...MAHOPAC...FAHNESTOCK STATE PARK...PUTNAM
VALLEY...HIGHLAND FALLS AND FORT MONTGOMERY.

TORRENTIAL RAINFALL IS ALSO OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM...AND MAY CAUSE
LOCALIZED FLOODING. DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE THROUGH FLOODED
ROADWAYS.

FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM.
LIGHTNING CAN STRIKE 10 MILES AWAY FROM A THUNDERSTORM. SEEK A SAFE
SHELTER INSIDE A BUILDING OR VEHICLE.

THIS STORM MAY INTENSIFY...SO BE CERTAIN TO MONITOR LOCAL RADIO
STATIONS AND AVAILABLE TELEVISION STATIONS FOR ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 800 PM EDT FOR
SOUTHEASTERN NEW YORK.

LAT...LON 4135 7368 4132 7399 4134 7407 4142 7408
      4147 7370
TIME...MOT...LOC 1929Z 268DEG 20KT 4139 7401

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