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Borough of Lodi NJ
Wednesday December 19th, 2018 :: 03:25 p.m. EST

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Flood Watch until 01:00AM Saturday

The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a

* 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, Northern New London, Southern Fairfield, Southern Middlesex, Southern New Haven, and Southern New London. 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), Northeastern Suffolk, Northern Nassau, Northern Queens, Northern Westchester, Northwestern Suffolk, Orange, Putnam, Richmond (Staten Island), Rockland, Southeastern Suffolk, Southern Nassau, Southern Queens, Southern Westchester, and Southwestern Suffolk.

* From late Thursday night through late Friday night

* An area of low pressure moving up the spine of the Appalachians Thursday into Friday will result in a widespread 2 to 3 inch rainfall across the region. The rain could be heavy at times, especially late Thursday night into Friday.

* The heavy rain will result in the potential for flooding of urban, low lying, and poor drainage areas, as well as minor river flooding on fast responding streams. In addition, flooding concerns could be exacerbated along the coast if the heaviest rain coincided with the Friday morning high tide.

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

Instructions:

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.

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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:
Flood Watch

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