Flash Flood Warning for Hudson and Bergen Counties, NJ

Aug 11, 2018 8:22 AM

The National Weather Service in Upton NY has issued a* Flash Flood Warning for...Southern Fairfield County in southern Connecticut...Hudson County in northeastern New Jersey...Eastern Bergen County in northeastern New Jersey...Westchester County in southeastern New York...Queens County in southeastern New York...Bronx County in southeastern New York...Kings County in southeastern New York...Rockland County in southeastern New York...New York (Manhattan) County in southeastern New York...* Until 1015 AM EDT.* At 814 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producingheavy rain across the warned area. Flash flooding is expected tobegin shortly.* Some locations that will experience flooding include...Jersey City, Jamaica, Yonkers, Stamford, Norwalk, New Rochelle,Flushing, Bayonne, White Plains, Mott Haven, Hoboken, East Tremont,Hackensack, New City and Port Chester.

Recommended actions

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flooddeaths occur in vehicles.Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of smallcreeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses aswell as other drainage areas and low lying spots.


Source: https://www.google.org/publicalerts/alert?aid=449f586a2d2b2a80&hl=en&gl=US&source=wweather

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