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  • Flood Watch for Northwest Suffolk County, New York
  • Flood Watch issued January 11 at 3:47PM EST until January 12 at 6:00AM EST by NWS
  • Effective: Saturday, January 11, 2014 at 3:47 p.m.
  • Expires: Sunday, January 12, 2014 at 6 a.m.
  • ...HEAVY RAIN EXPECTED THROUGH THIS EVENING...
    ...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
    THE 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
    * LOW PRESSURE MOVING INTO EASTERN CANADA WILL DRAG A COLD FRONT
    THROUGH THE REGION LATE THIS EVENING. THIS SYSTEM WILL TAP
    INTO GULF AND ATLANTIC MOISTURE TO PRODUCE HEAVY RAINFALL THIS
    AFTERNOON THROUGH THIS EVENING.
    * RAINFALL AMOUNTS FROM 1 TO 2 INCHES...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER
    AMOUNTS...ARE LIKELY TO CAUSE SIGNIFICANT URBAN...LOW LYING AND
    POOR DRAINAGE FLOODING DURING THE WATCH PERIOD. IN ADDITION TO
    URBAN AND POOR DRAINAGE FLOODING...FLASHY SMALL STREAM AND RIVER
    FLOODING IS POSSIBLE. CONDITIONS ARE ALSO FAVORABLE FOR ICE JAM
    FLOODING.