Essex County, New Jersey
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Flash Flood Watch
Western Passaic-Eastern Passaic-Hudson-Western Bergen-
Eastern Bergen-Western Essex-Eastern Essex-Western Union-
Eastern Union-Orange-Rockland-Southern Westchester-
New York (Manhattan)-Bronx-Richmond (Staten Island)-
Kings (Brooklyn)-Northwestern Suffolk-Southwestern Suffolk-
Northern Queens-Northern Nassau-Southern Queens-Southern Nassau-
341 PM EDT Sun Jul 23 2017


The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch 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.

* From midnight EDT tonight through Monday morning

* An area of low pressure will develop along a frontal boundary to
our south and 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 the New York City metro and surrounding areas.
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.



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