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  • Special Weather Statement for Northern Queens County, New York
  • Special Weather Statement issued August 27 at 6:38PM EDT by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 6:38 p.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at 7:30 p.m.
  • ...A LINE OF STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT FAIRFIELD...PUTNAM AND
    WESTERN NEW HAVEN COUNTIES...
    AT 634 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING
    STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM NEW PRESTON TO
    BEACON...AND MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 25 MPH.
    SMALL HAIL AND WINDS UP TO 40 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH THESE STORMS. IN
    ADDITION...VERY HEAVY RAIN 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.