Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Upton, NY

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

NJZ006-105>108-NYZ074-312030-
WESTERN UNION-HUDSON-EASTERN ESSEX-EASTERN UNION-EASTERN
ESSEX-WESTERN ESSEX-HUDSON-EASTERN UNION-RICHMOND (STATEN
IS.)-RICHMOND (STATEN IS.)-
404 PM EDT SUN MAY 31 2015

...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WILL AFFECT EASTERN UNION...SOUTHEASTERN
ESSEX...EASTERN UNION...HUDSON...SOUTHERN BERGEN AND RICHMOND
COUNTIES...

AT 403 PM EDT...A STRONG THUNDERSTORM WAS OVER ELIZABETH...MOVING
EAST AT 10 MPH.

WINDS UP TO 40 MPH AND PEA TO NICKEL SIZE HAIL ARE POSSIBLE WITH
THIS STORM.

LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE...
NEW YORK...NEWARK...JERSEY CITY...ELIZABETH...BAYONNE...BLOOMFIELD...
LINDEN...HARRISON...ORANGE...KEARNY...UNION...PORT RICHMOND...
TOMPKINSVILLE...EAST ORANGE...IRVINGTON...WEST ORANGE...BELLEVILLE...
NUTLEY...RAHWAY AND MAPLEWOOD.

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.

LAT...LON 4071 7434 4083 7416 4080 7414 4079 7415
      4078 7413 4069 7407 4066 7407 4067 7409
      4067 7410 4065 7408 4065 7407 4063 7407
      4060 7429
TIME...MOT...LOC 2003Z 256DEG 8KT 4066 7421
$$

JP


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