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Borough of Lodi NJ
Wednesday July 25th, 2018 :: 06:48 p.m. EDT

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Flash Flood Watch until 06:00AM Thursday

The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for portions of northeast New Jersey and southeast New York, including the following areas, 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 Queens, Northern Westchester, Orange, Putnam, Richmond (Staten Island), Rockland, Southern Queens, and Southern Westchester.

* Until 6 AM EDT Thursday

* A slow moving frontal system will allow for periods of heavy rainfall with bands of showers training across the same areas tonight. Hourly rainfall rates of an inch an hour is possible. And some areas may receive as much as 2 to 4 inches of rain.

* These types of rainfall rates will cause urban and poor drainage flooding, with potential for flash flooding in areas affected by multiple showers and isolated 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) ... NORTHERN QUEENS ... WESTERN ESSEX ... EASTERN UNION ... WESTERN UNION ... EASTERN ESSEX ... EASTERN PASSAIC ... SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER ... ROCKLAND ... NORTHERN WESTCHESTER ... ORANGE ... PUTNAM ... BRONX ... RICHMOND (STATEN IS.) ... WESTERN BERGEN ... SOUTHERN QUEENS ... KINGS (BROOKLYN) ... WESTERN PASSAIC ... 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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