Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Upton, NY

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000 WWUS81 KOKX 230029 SPSOKX SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY 829 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014 NYZ079-081-230115- NORTHEAST SUFFOLK-SOUTHEAST SUFFOLK- 829 PM EDT WED OCT 22 2014 ...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT EASTERN SUFFOLK COUNTY... AT 826 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 33 MILES SOUTHEAST OF MONTAUK POINT TO 16 MILES SOUTHEAST OF MONTAUK POINT TO 6 MILES SOUTHEAST OF EAST HAMPTON...AND MOVING NORTHWEST AT 30 MPH. PEOPLE IN EASTERN SUFFOLK COUNTY...INCLUDING EAST HAMPTON... BRIDGEHAMPTON...HITHER HILLS STATE PARK...SAG HARBOR...NOYACK... MONTAUK POINT...GARDNER`S ISLAND...SHELTER ISLAND...GREENPORT AND PLUM ISLAND...SHOULD MONITOR THE WEATHER SITUATION CLOSELY. LISTEN FOR POSSIBLE WARNINGS AND BE PREPARED TO TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION SHOULD SEVERE WEATHER THREATEN. GUSTY WINDS UP TO 50 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH THESE STORMS. IN ADDITION...VERY HEAVY RAIN...WITH RAINFALL RATES OF UP TO 2 INCHES 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 4107 7185 4108 7196 4100 7210 4124 7203 4130 7192 4125 7203 4111 7209 4112 7212 4121 7212 4120 7213 4102 7212 4111 7233 4119 7215 4120 7216 4109 7245 4103 7234 4091 7227 $$ MALOIT

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