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South Nyack-Grand View PD
Monday March 29th, 2010 :: 09:29 a.m. EDT

Advisory

Flood Advisory in effect for Rockland County area thru Tuesday March 30, 2010.

...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON...

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 NEW HAVEN...SOUTHERN
FAIRFIELD AND SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN. IN NORTHEAST NEW
JERSEY...BERGEN...EASTERN PASSAIC...ESSEX...HUDSON...UNION AND
WESTERN PASSAIC. IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK...BRONX...KINGS
(BROOKLYN)...NASSAU...NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)...NORTHERN
WESTCHESTER...ORANGE...PUTNAM...QUEENS...RICHMOND (STATEN
ISLAND)...ROCKLAND AND SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER.

* THROUGH TUESDAY AFTERNOON

* RAIN WILL CONTINUE TO FALL HEAVY AT TIMES TODAY. ANOTHER ROUND
OF HEAVY RAIN SHOULD THEN CONTINUE INTO MONDAY NIGHT AND TUESDAY
MORNING. THE RAIN WILL GRADUALLY TAPER OFF TUESDAY AFTERNOON
INTO TUESDAY NIGHT. THE POTENTIAL EXISTS FOR 3 TO 6 INCHES OF
RAIN THROUGH WEDNESDAY MORNING...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
POSSIBLE. THE AXIS OF HEAVIEST RAINFALL IS CURRENTLY FORECAST TO
RUN FROM THE NEW YORK CITY METRO AREA...INTO CENTRAL CONNECTICUT.

* RAINFALL OF THIS MAGNITUDE...COMBINED WITH NEARLY SATURATED
SOILS...POSES A SERIOUS FLOOD THREAT...ESPECIALLY ALONG MAIN
STEM RIVERS IN NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY WHICH ARE STILL RUNNING
HIGH. AS A RESULT...SIGNIFICANT RIVER AND SMALL STREAM FLOODING
IS LIKELY. URBAN AND BASEMENT FLOODING ARE ALSO SIGNIFICANT
THREATS. RESIDENTS SHOULD TAKE ACTION TO PROTECT PROPERTY NOW.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS. YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE
ALERT FOR POSSIBLE FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO
FLOODING SHOULD BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING
DEVELOP.

Address/Location
South Nyack-Grand View PD
282 S Broadway
Nyack, NY 10960

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 845-358-0206

Robert VanCura
Police
vancura@rcpin.net
845-358-0206

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