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Hudson County Office of Emergency Management
Wednesday July 17th, 2019 :: 04:44 p.m. EDT

Alert

Flash Flood Potential for Late Wednesday through Thursday. Rainfall of 1" to 2" is expected. Excessive Heat Likely Friday into the Weekend

Flash Flood Potential for Late Wednesday through Thursday for entire Tri-State.

Excessive Heat Likely Friday into the Weekend for the entire Tri-State.

Potential Hazards and Impacts:

Flash Flooding Threat Late Wednesday into Early Thursday:

Hazards:
• A basin average rainfall of 1 to 2 inches is expected Wednesday Afternoon into Thursday Night.
• Rainfall rates of 1 to 2 inches/hr are possible with thunderstorms.
Impacts:
• Areas of urban and poor drainage flooding are likely.
• There is a localized flash flood threat, where slow moving or multiple thunderstorms move over the same area.
o Minor flooding along quick responding rivers/streams is possible.
The Weather Prediction Center has the area under a Slight Risk for Flash Flooding late Wednesday into early Thursday.

Excessive Heat Likely Friday through the Weekend:

Hazards:
• Maximum Temperatures and Heat Indices:
• On Friday, Max Temperatures of around 90-95 F, Heat Indices of around 95-100 F. Highest values in NYC and metropolitan Northeast NJ.
• On Saturday, Max Temperatures of around 95-100 F, Heat Indices of around 105-110 F. Highest values in NYC and metropolitan Northeast NJ.
• On Sunday, Max Temperatures of around 95-100 F, Heat Indices of around 100-105 F. Highest values in NYC and metropolitan Northeast NJ.
• Minimum Temperatures:
• For Friday night, Min Temperatures mostly in low to upper 70s. Upper 70s for NYC and metropolitan Northeast NJ.
• For Saturday night Min Temperatures mostly in the mid 70s to around 80. Around 80 for NYC and metropolitan Northeast NJ.
• For Sunday night Min Temperatures mostly in the low to upper 70s. Upper 70s for NYC and metropolitan Northeast NJ.
Impacts:
• The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during outdoor exertion or extended exposure.
• Extreme heat can cause illness and death among the at-risk population who can not stay cool.
• Seniors, infants, and those with chronic health problems or mental health conditions are at an increased risk from the heat.

Instructions:

The heat and humidity may cause heat stress during outdoor exertion or extended exposure.
• Extreme heat can cause illness and death among the at-risk population who can not stay cool.
• Seniors, infants, and those with chronic health problems or mental health conditions are at an increased risk from the heat.
* Avoid areas known to have flooding occur.

Address/Location
Hudson County Office of Emergency Management
830 Bergen Ave
Jersey City, NJ 07306

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 201-369-5200

Jim Woods
Office of Emergency Management
jwoods@hcnj.us
201-369-5200

Alert Details

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

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