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Flash Flood Watch

Status

Event Continued Expired

Start Time

Thu 10/11/2018 03:50 PM EDT

End Time

Fri 10/12/2018 06:00 AM EDT

Significance

Watch

Impacts

Moderate impact

Headline

...HEAVY RAIN AND POTENTIAL FLASH FLOODING THIS EVENING INTO TONIGHT...

Full Alert Message

Flood Watch National Weather Service New York NY 350 PM EDT Thu Oct 11 2018 ...HEAVY RAIN AND POTENTIAL FLASH FLOODING THIS EVENING INTO TONIGHT... CTZ005>012-NJZ002-004-006-103>108-NYZ067>075-078>081-176>179- 121000- /O.CON.KOKX.FF.A.0012.000000T0000Z-181012T1000Z/ /00000.0.ER.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.000000T0000Z.OO/ Northern Fairfield-Northern New Haven-Northern Middlesex- Northern New London-Southern Fairfield-Southern New Haven- Southern Middlesex-Southern New London-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)-Northwestern Suffolk-Northeastern Suffolk- Southwestern Suffolk-Southeastern Suffolk-Northern Queens- Northern Nassau-Southern Queens-Southern Nassau- 350 PM EDT Thu Oct 11 2018 ...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT... The Flash Flood Watch continues for * Portions of southern Connecticut, northeast New Jersey, and southeast New York, including the following areas, in southern Connecticut, Northern Fairfield, Northern Middlesex, Northern New Haven, Northern New London, Southern Fairfield, Southern Middlesex, Southern New Haven, and Southern New London. 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), Northeastern Suffolk, Northern Nassau, Northern Queens, Northern Westchester, Northwestern Suffolk, Orange, Putnam, Richmond (Staten Island), Rockland, Southeastern Suffolk, Southern Nassau, Southern Queens, Southern Westchester, and Southwestern Suffolk. * Through late tonight * Tropical moisture surging northward from eastern North Carolina and Virginia will move up into the area this evening and overnight. Showers and a few thunderstorms will develop and continue into tonight. The rain may be heavy at times. * Areal average rainfall amounts of 1 1/2 to 2 inches are expected, with locally higher amounts of 2 to 4 inches possible. Any heavy rainfall that occurs within a 1 to 3 hour time frame may result in flash flooding. The heaviest rainfall is expected in and around New York City, and also across portions of Long Island and southern Connecticut. 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. &&