Special Weather Statement
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SPECIAL WEATHER STATEMENT
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
821 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

NJZ006-106>108-NYZ074-075-178-179-240115-
EASTERN ESSEX-EASTERN UNION-HUDSON-KINGS (BROOKLYN)-RICHMOND (STATEN
IS.)-SOUTHERN NASSAU-SOUTHERN QUEENS-WESTERN UNION-
821 PM EDT WED JUL 23 2014

...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT HUDSON...KINGS (BROOKLYN)...
QUEENS...RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)...SOUTHEASTERN ESSEX...SOUTHWESTERN
NASSAU AND UNION COUNTIES...

AT 817 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING
A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM SUMMIT TO
PLAINFIELD TO NORTH BRUNSWICK TOWNSHIP...AND MOVING EAST AT 25 MPH.

THESE STORMS WILL BE...
  NEAR UNION BY 825 PM.
  NEAR LINDEN BY 835 PM.
  NEAR TOTTENVILLE BY 840 PM.
  NEAR HUGUENOT BY 845 PM.
  NEAR JERSEY CITY BY 850 PM.
  NEAR OAKWOOD BY 855 PM.

WINDS UP TO 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH THESE STORMS. IN
ADDITION...VERY HEAVY RAIN...WITH RAINFALL RATES OF UP TO 1 INCH IN
A HALF 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 4054 7426 4060 7422 4059 7446 4071 7438
      4072 7402 4065 7407 4061 7405 4068 7403
      4072 7397 4068 7390 4072 7383 4072 7370
      4058 7373 4054 7394 4057 7393 4057 7401
      4061 7405 4052 7413 4049 7424 4049 7425

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