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2nd Battalion Fire District, Long Island, NY
Thursday September 30th, 2010 :: 10:11 a.m. EDT
Advisory

** FLOOD WATCH ** in effect for ** NASSAU COUNTY ** area thru ** OCTOBER 2 - 2AM **.

National Weather Service has issued a ** FLOOD WATCH ** for ** NASSAU COUNTY ** until ** OCTOBER 2 - 2AM **.

**HEAVY RAIN THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT... .A LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM WILL DEVELOP ALONG THE CAROLINA COAST... ON A STALLED FRONTAL BOUNDARY...OVERNIGHT AND TRACK NORTH. THE LOW WILL PASS JUST WEST OF THE AREA THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT. TROPICAL MOISTURE WILL SPREAD UP THE COAST...ALONG WITH THE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM...RESULTING IN THE POTENTIAL FOR HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE AREA. ...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 2 AM EDT THURSDAY THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT... 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 MIDDLESEX...NORTHERN NEW HAVEN...NORTHERN NEW LONDON... SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD...SOUTHERN MIDDLESEX...SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN AND SOUTHERN NEW LONDON. IN NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY...BERGEN... EASTERN PASSAIC...ESSEX...HUDSON...UNION AND WESTERN PASSAIC. IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK...BRONX...KINGS (BROOKLYN)...NASSAU... NEW YORK (MANHATTAN)...NORTHEASTERN SUFFOLK...NORTHERN WESTCHESTER...NORTHWESTERN SUFFOLK...ORANGE...PUTNAM... QUEENS...RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)...ROCKLAND...SOUTHEASTERN SUFFOLK...SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER AND SOUTHWESTERN SUFFOLK. * FROM 2 AM EDT THURSDAY THROUGH LATE FRIDAY NIGHT * LOW PRESSURE WILL TRACK NORTH ALONG THE COAST AND INTERACT WITH A STALLED FRONTAL BOUNDARY THURSDAY AND THURSDAY NIGHT. A STRONG SOUTHERLY FLOW WILL TRANSPORT TROPICAL MOISTURE NORTHWARD ALONG WITH THE LOW PRESSURE SYSTEM...RESULTING IN THE POTENTIAL FOR VERY HEAVY RAIN. * RAINFALL TOTALS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE ACROSS SOUTHEASTERN CONNECTICUT AND EASTERN LONG ISLAND...WITH 4 TO 6 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE WHERE THE HEAVIEST BANDS SET UP...MAINLY ACROSS NORTHEASTERN NEW JERSEY...THE LOWER HUDSON VALLEY...AND INTO THE NEW YORK CITY METROPOLITAN AREA. THIS WILL RESULT IN SHARP RISES OF FAST RESPONDING RIVERS AND STREAMS. IN ADDITION...THE INTENSE RAINFALL RATES WILL LEAD TO POSSIBLE FLASH FLOODING ESPECIALLY IN URBAN AREAS. **.

A weather watch indicates the potential for severe or damaging weather conditions.

Address/Location
2nd Battalion Fire District, Long Island, NY
2386 Grand Ave
Baldwin, NY 11510

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 516-377-7624

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