Weather Alerts for Connecticut

Flash Flood Watch

The following area is affected:

  • Fairfield

Southern Fairfield-Western Passaic-Eastern Passaic-Hudson-
Western Bergen-Eastern Bergen-Western Essex-Eastern Essex-
Western Union-Eastern Union-Rockland-Northern Westchester-
Southern Westchester-New York (Manhattan)-Bronx-
Richmond (Staten Island)-Kings (Brooklyn)-Northern Queens-
Northern Nassau-Southern Queens-Southern Nassau-
106 PM EDT Fri Aug 18 2017

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 11 PM EDT THIS EVENING...

The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of southern Connecticut,
northeast New Jersey, and southeast New York, including the
following areas, in southern Connecticut, 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 Nassau, Northern Queens, Northern
Westchester, Richmond (Staten Island), Rockland, Southern
Nassau, Southern Queens, and Southern Westchester.

* Until 11 PM EDT this evening

* Narrow bands of heavy showers could produce rainfall rates from
1 to 3 inches per hour as they move across the same area. With
wet antecedent conditions, flash flooding is possible.

* There is a chance for widespread life threatening flooding of
small rivers, streams, brooks, and urban areas.

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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