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Flash Flood Watch

Issued at 21:26 Thursday 09 July 2020
Summary

...FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE FRIDAY INTO FRIDAY EVENING...

The Flash Flood Watch continues 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 6 AM EDT Friday through Friday evening

* Heavy rain showers and embedded thunderstorms are forecast
Friday into Friday evening. A total of 1 to 3 inches of rainfall
is expected, with locally higher amounts possible. Torrential
rainfall within a short period of time will be possible and this
could lead to flooding of low lying, urban and poor drainage
areas. Some smaller streams and rivers could exceed bankfull.

Issued by National Weather Service

Coastal Flood Statement

Issued at 22:33 Thursday 09 July 2020
Summary

* WHAT...Localized minor coastal flooding, with inundation of 1
ft or less.

* WHERE...Vulnerable coastal and shoreline locales of Lower NY/NJ
Harbor, Gardiners Bay, Coastal CT, and Coastal Westchester due
to combination of elevated water levels and wave action.

* WHEN...During times of high tide Friday afternoon through late
Friday night.

* IMPACTS...Brief minor flooding of the most vulnerable locations
near the waterfront and shoreline due to elevated water levels
and wave splashover.

Issued by National Weather Service

Tropical Storm Warning

Issued at 23:46 Thursday 09 July 2020
Summary

* LOCATIONS AFFECTED
- New Rochelle
- White Plains
- Hastings on Hudson

* WIND
- LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Equivalent Tropical Storm force wind
- Peak Wind Forecast: 30-40 mph with gusts to 50 mph
- Window for Tropical Storm force winds: this evening until
this evening

- THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY THAT INCLUDES TYPICAL FORECAST
UNCERTAINTY IN TRACK, SIZE AND INTENSITY: Potential for wind 39
to 57 mph
- The wind threat has remained nearly steady from the
previous assessment.
- PLAN: Plan for hazardous wind of equivalent tropical storm
force.
- PREPARE: Remaining efforts to protect property should be
completed as soon as possible. Prepare for limited wind
damage.
- ACT: Move to safe shelter before the wind becomes hazardous.

- POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Limited
- Damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
- Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or
uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees
are shallow rooted. Some fences and roadway signs blown
over.
- A few roads impassable from debris, particularly within
urban or heavily wooded places. Hazardous driving
conditions on bridges and other elevated roadways.
- Scattered power and communications outages.

* STORM SURGE
- No storm surge inundation forecast

- THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY THAT INCLUDES TYPICAL FORECAST
UNCERTAINTY IN TRACK, SIZE AND INTENSITY: Little to no storm
surge flooding
- The storm surge threat has remained nearly steady from the
previous assessment.
- PLAN: There is little to no threat of storm surge flooding.
Rough surf, coastal erosion, and life-threatening rip
currents are possible.
- PREPARE: Little to no preparations for storm surge flooding
are needed.
- ACT: Follow the instructions of local officials. Monitor
forecasts.

- POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Little to None
- Little to no potential impacts from storm surge flooding.

* FLOODING RAIN
- LATEST LOCAL FORECAST: Flash Flood Watch is in effect
- Peak Rainfall Amounts: 2-4 inches, with locally higher
amounts

- THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY THAT INCLUDES TYPICAL FORECAST
UNCERTAINTY IN TRACK, SIZE AND INTENSITY: Potential for
moderate flooding rain
- The flooding rain threat has remained nearly steady from
the previous assessment.
- PLAN: Emergency plans should include the potential for
moderate flooding from heavy rain. Evacuations and rescues
are possible.
- PREPARE: Consider protective actions if you are in an area
vulnerable to flooding.
- ACT: Heed any flood watches and warnings. Failure to take
action may result in serious injury or loss of life.

- POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Significant
- Moderate rainfall flooding may prompt several evacuations
and rescues.
- Rivers and streams may quickly become swollen with swifter
currents and may overspill their banks in a few places,
especially in usually vulnerable spots. Small streams,
creeks and canals may overflow.
- Flood waters can enter some structures or weaken
foundations. Several places may experience expanded areas
of rapid inundation at underpasses, low-lying spots, and
poor drainage areas. Some streets and parking lots take on
moving water as storm drains and retention ponds overflow.
Driving conditions become hazardous. Some road and bridge
closures.

* TORNADO
- LATEST LOCAL FORECAST:
- Situation is unfavorable for tornadoes

- THREAT TO LIFE AND PROPERTY THAT INCLUDES TYPICAL FORECAST
UNCERTAINTY IN TRACK, SIZE AND INTENSITY: Tornadoes not expected
- The tornado threat has remained nearly steady from the
previous assessment.
- PLAN: Tornadoes are not expected. Showers and thunderstorms
with gusty winds may still occur.
- PREPARE: Little to no preparations needed to protect
against tornadoes at this time. Keep informed of the latest
tornado situation.
- ACT: Listen for changes in the forecast.

- POTENTIAL IMPACTS: Little to None
- Little to no potential impacts from tornadoes.

* FOR MORE INFORMATION:
- https://keepingsafe.westchestergov.com/severe-weather/hurricanes
- https://giswww.westchestergov.com/gismap/default.aspx?ovmap=hurricane
- https://weather.gov/nyc
- https://ready.gov/hurricanes

Issued by National Weather Service

Tropical Cyclone Statement

Issued at 00:05 Friday 10 July 2020
Summary

This product covers Southeast New York, Northeast New Jersey, and Southern Connecticut

**TROPICAL STORM FAY TO BRING HEAVY RAINFALL, STRONG WINDS, AND
DANGEROUS SURF CONDITIONS**

NEW INFORMATION
---------------

* CHANGES TO WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
- None

* CURRENT WATCHES AND WARNINGS:
- A Tropical Storm Warning is in effect for Bronx, Eastern Essex,
Eastern Union, Hudson, Kings (Brooklyn), New York (Manhattan),
Northeastern Suffolk, Northern Nassau, Northern Queens,
Northwestern Suffolk, Richmond (Staten Island), Southeastern
Suffolk, Southern Fairfield, Southern Middlesex, Southern
Nassau, Southern New Haven, Southern New London, Southern
Queens, Southern Westchester, and Southwestern Suffolk

* STORM INFORMATION:
- About 310 miles south of New York City NY or about 360 miles
south-southwest of Montauk Point NY
- 36.3N 74.8W
- Storm Intensity 45 mph
- Movement North or 10 degrees at 8 mph

SITUATION OVERVIEW
------------------

Tropical Storm Fay located off the North Carolina and Virginia coast
will move northward along the coast towards the area Friday and will
make landfall near the New York City area Friday night. The main
threats with this system will be locally heavy rainfall, the potential
for flash flooding, and dangerous surf conditions Friday into Friday
night.

POTENTIAL IMPACTS
-----------------

* FLOODING RAIN:
Protect against dangerous rainfall flooding having possible
significant impacts across Southeast New York, Northeast New Jersey,
and Southern Connecticut. Potential impacts include:
- Flash flooding may prompt several evacuations and rescues.
- Rivers and streams may quickly become swollen with swifter
currents and may overspill their banks in a few places,
especially in usually vulnerable spots. Small streams, creeks
and canals may overflow.
- Flood waters can enter some structures or weaken foundations.
Several places may experience rapid inundation at underpasses,
low-lying spots, and poor drainage areas. Some streets and
parking lots take on moving water as storm drains and retention
ponds overflow. Driving conditions become hazardous. Some road
and bridge closures.

* WIND:
Protect against hazardous wind having possible limited impacts across
Southeast New York, Northeast New Jersey, and Southern Connecticut.
Potential impacts include:
- Damage to porches, awnings, carports, sheds, and unanchored
mobile homes. Unsecured lightweight objects blown about.
- Many large tree limbs broken off. A few trees snapped or
uprooted, but with greater numbers in places where trees are
shallow rooted. Some fences and roadway signs blown over.
- A few roads impassable from debris, particularly within urban
or heavily wooded places. Hazardous driving conditions on
bridges and other elevated roadways.
- Scattered power and communications outages.

* TORNADOES:
Protect against a tornado event having possible limited impacts
across Southeast New York, Northeast New Jersey, and Southern
Connecticut. Potential impacts include:
- The occurrence of isolated tornadoes can hinder the execution
of emergency plans during tropical events.
- A few places may experience tornado damage, along with power
and communications disruptions.
- Locations could realize roofs peeled off buildings, chimneys
toppled, mobile homes pushed off foundations or overturned,
large tree tops and branches snapped off, shallow-rooted trees
knocked over, moving vehicles blown off roads, and small boats
pulled from moorings.

Elsewhere across Southeast New York, Northeast New Jersey, and
Southern Connecticut, little to no impact is anticipated.

* OTHER COASTAL HAZARDS:
Life-threatening rip currents are likely for all people entering
the surf zone.

Beach flooding and localized dune erosion along the Atlantic Ocean
beachfront are possible during the times of high tide Friday through
Saturday.

Localized minor flooding, inundation of 1 ft or less, along vulnerable
coastal and shoreline locales of the Great South Bay of Long Island and
Jamaica Bay, Lower NY/NJ Harbor, Coastal CT, Coastal Westchester, and
Gardiners Bay during times of high tide Friday afternoon into Friday
Night.

Issued by National Weather Service



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