Special Weather Statement
Issued by NWS Upton, NY

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000 WWUS81 KOKX 240049 SPSOKX SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY 849 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014 CTZ005>007-010-NYZ068>070-240145- NORTHERN FAIRFIELD-NORTHERN MIDDLESEX-NORTHERN NEW HAVEN-NORTHERN WESTCHESTER-PUTNAM-ROCKLAND-SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN- 849 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014 ...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT FAIRFIELD...NORTHERN MIDDLESEX... PUTNAM...ROCKLAND...WESTCHESTER AND WESTERN NEW HAVEN COUNTIES... AT 847 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEW MILFORD TO PEEKSKILL...AND MOVING EAST AT 30 MPH. WINDS UP TO 45 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH THESE STORMS. IN ADDITION...VERY HEAVY RAIN...WITH RAINFALL RATES OF UP TO ONE INCH IN A HALF HOUR...IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. THIS COULD CAUSE 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 4166 7349 4150 7344 4152 7339 4148 7333 4151 7331 4152 7317 4156 7316 4157 7310 4164 7298 4164 7293 4157 7294 4155 7286 4158 7276 4163 7271 4164 7264 4126 7305 4121 7405 4151 7373 4153 7353 4167 7352 $$ NV

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