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National Weather Service New York NY
353 AM EDT Mon Jul 24 2017
…Flash flooding possible this morning…
…FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 AM EDT THIS
The Flash Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of northeast New Jersey and southeast New York,
including the following areas, 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,
Northwestern Suffolk, Orange, Richmond (Staten Island),
Rockland, Southern Nassau, Southern Queens, Southern
Westchester, and Southwestern Suffolk.
* Until 11 AM EDT this morning
* An area of low pressure along a frontal boundary will pass just
south and east of Long Island. Rainfall rates of 1 to 2 inches
an hour are possible and may lead to flash flooding for the New
York City metropolitan area. Flash flooding will also be
possible for portions of the Lower Hudson Valley.
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.