Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Upton, NY

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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
502 PM EDT SUN MAY 31 2015

NJZ006-104>108-NYZ072-074-176-312145-
HUDSON-WESTERN UNION-EASTERN BERGEN-EASTERN ESSEX-EASTERN
UNION-EASTERN BERGEN-EASTERN ESSEX-WESTERN ESSEX-EASTERN
UNION-HUDSON-NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)-NORTHERN QUEENS-NEW YORK
(MANHATTAN)-RICHMOND (STATEN IS.)-RICHMOND (STATEN IS.)-
502 PM EDT SUN MAY 31 2015

...AN AREA OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL AFFECT EASTERN UNION...
HUDSON...SOUTHWESTERN BERGEN...EASTERN UNION...SOUTHERN ESSEX...
KINGS...NEW YORK...QUEENS AND RICHMOND COUNTIES...

AT 502 PM EDT...AN AREA OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WAS OVER ELIZABETH...
MOVING NORTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

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

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
NEW YORK...NEWARK...JERSEY CITY...ELIZABETH...BAYONNE...HOBOKEN...
BLOOMFIELD...LYNDHURST...RUTHERFORD...SECAUCUS...HARRISON...
RIDGEFIELD...MIDTOWN MANHATTAN...ORANGE...UNION CITY...KEARNY...FORT
LEE...UNION...TETERBORO AND LONG ISLAND CITY.

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 15 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 AND
TV STATIONS...AS WELL AS LOCAL CABLE TV OUTLETS...FOR ADDITIONAL
INFORMATION AND POSSIBLE WARNINGS FROM THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE.

TO REPORT SEVERE WEATHER...CONTACT YOUR NEAREST LAW ENFORCEMENT
AGENCY. THEY CAN RELAY YOUR REPORT TO THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE
OFFICE IN UPTON NY.

LAT...LON 4073 7434 4087 7401 4074 7389 4072 7393
      4074 7396 4070 7398 4071 7400 4070 7401
      4071 7401 4071 7403 4070 7404 4070 7407
      4066 7407 4067 7410 4066 7409 4064 7413
      4065 7419 4060 7421
TIME...MOT...LOC 2102Z 239DEG 14KT 4070 7420
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MPS


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