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  • Flash Flood Watch

    Orange, NY

    Northern Fairfield-Southern Fairfield-Western Passaic-
    Eastern Passaic-Hudson-Western Bergen-Eastern Bergen-
    Western Essex-Eastern Essex-Western Union-Eastern Union-Orange-
    Putnam-Rockland-Northern Westchester-Southern Westchester-
    New York (Manhattan)-Bronx-Richmond (Staten Island)-
    Kings (Brooklyn)-Northern Queens-Northern Nassau-Southern Queens-
    Southern Nassau-
    410 PM EDT Thu Apr 18 2019

    ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM LATE FRIDAY NIGHT THROUGH
    SATURDAY AFTERNOON...

    The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a

    * Flash Flood Watch for portions of southern Connecticut,
    northeast New Jersey, and southeast New York, including the
    following areas, in southern Connecticut, Northern Fairfield
    and Southern Fairfield. In northeast New Jersey, Eastern
    Bergen, Eastern Essex, Eastern Passaic, Eastern Union, Hudson,
    Western Bergen, Western Essex, Western Passaic, and Western
    Union. In southeast New York, Bronx, Kings (Brooklyn), New
    York (Manhattan), Northern Nassau, Northern Queens, Northern
    Westchester, Orange, Putnam, Richmond (Staten Island),
    Rockland, Southern Nassau, Southern Queens, and Southern
    Westchester.

    * From late Friday night through Saturday afternoon.

    * A slow moving frontal system will approach the region Friday
    night into Saturday. Heavy rain will become likely late Friday
    night through Saturday morning. Total rainfall amounts will be
    in the 1.5 to 2 inch range with locally higher amounts possible.
    Excessive runoff will be possible which would lead to flooding
    of urban and poor drainage areas. In addition, smaller rivers
    and streams could overflow their banks.

    PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

    A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
    to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
    You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
    should flash flood warnings be issued.



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