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Borough of Lodi NJ
Friday August 18th, 2017 :: 01:08 p.m. EDT
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Flash Flood Watch until 11:00PM

...Heavy Showers and Thunderstorms through Early Tonight... .As a cold front moves slowly east toward the area, narrow bands of heavy showers and thunderstorms will move northeast across the area. ...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.

* AFFECTED AREAS: EASTERN BERGEN ... EASTERN ESSEX ... EASTERN PASSAIC ... EASTERN UNION ... HUDSON ... WESTERN BERGEN ... WESTERN ESSEX ... WESTERN PASSAIC ... WESTERN UNION

Instructions:

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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Address/Location
Borough of Lodi NJ
1 Memorial Dr
Lodi, NJ 07644

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 973-365-4005

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Possible (p <= ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flash Flood Watch

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