FLASH FLOOD WATCH

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...FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE THROUGH THIS EVENING...

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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-SOUTHERN QUEENS-
320 AM EDT TUE JUL 2 2013

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS EVENING...

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 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 QUEENS...NORTHERN WESTCHESTER...
ORANGE...PUTNAM...RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)...ROCKLAND...
SOUTHERN QUEENS AND SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER.

* THROUGH THIS EVENING

* A PLUME OF MOISTURE EXTENDING UP THE EAST COAST WILL CONTINUE TO
AID THE DEVELOPMENT OF HEAVY RAIN PRODUCING SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS
THROUGH THIS EVENING.

* WHILE AN ADDITIONAL ONE-HALF TO ONE INCH OF RAINFALL ON AVERAGE IS
FORECAST ACROSS THE WATCH AREA...ANY SHOWERS OR THUNDERSTORMS
REPEATEDLY MOVING ACROSS THE SAME AREA WILL HAVE THE POTENTIAL
TO PRODUCE SEVERAL INCHES OF RAINFALL. WHILE IT IS DIFFICULT TO
PIN POINT THE TIMING FOR ADDITIONAL FLOODING...THE HEAVIEST OF
THE RAINFALL IS CURRENTLY EXPECTED LATER THIS MORNING INTO THIS
AFTERNOON. DUE TO THE HEAVY RAINFALL THAT FELL ACROSS PARTS OF
THE AREA ON MONDAY...ANTECEDENT CONDITIONS ARE FAVORABLE FOR
ADDITIONAL FLOODING.

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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