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Borough of Lodi NJ
Tuesday July 17th, 2018 :: 03:43 a.m. EDT

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Flash Flood Watch until 10:00PM

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, Northern Fairfield, Northern Middlesex, Northern New Haven, Southern Fairfield, and Southern New Haven. 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.

* From noon EDT today through this evening

* A slow moving frontal system will bring numerous showers and thunderstorms to the region this afternoon into this evening.

* Any thunderstorms will have the potential to bring torrential downpours with rainfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour. These types of rainfall rates will cause urban and poor drainage flooding, with potential for flash flooding in areas affected by multiple successive thunderstorms. Additionally, rapid water level rises can occur on flashy small rivers and streams in basins affected by this activity.

* AFFECTED AREAS: NEW YORK (MANHATTAN) ... WESTERN ESSEX ... WESTERN UNION ... ROCKLAND ... NORTHERN WESTCHESTER ... RICHMOND (STATEN IS.) ... WESTERN BERGEN ... SOUTHERN QUEENS ... NORTHERN MIDDLESEX ... NORTHERN FAIRFIELD ... NORTHERN QUEENS ... EASTERN UNION ... EASTERN ESSEX ... SOUTHERN NEW HAVEN ... EASTERN PASSAIC ... SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER ... SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD ... BRONX ... KINGS (BROOKLYN) ... NORTHERN NASSAU ... NORTHERN NEW HAVEN ... WESTERN PASSAIC ... SOUTHERN NASSAU ... HUDSON ... EASTERN BERGEN

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

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Future - Responsive action SHOULD be taken in the near future
Certainty:
Possible (p <= ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flash Flood Watch

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