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Lodi Police Department
Thursday April 18th, 2019 :: 04:34 p.m. EDT

Alert

Flash Flood Watch until 02:00PM Saturday

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 and Southern Fairfield. 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, Orange, Putnam, Richmond (Staten Island), Rockland, Southern Nassau, Southern Queens, and Southern Westchester.

* From late Friday night through Saturday afternoon.

* A slow moving frontal system will approach the region Friday night into Saturday. Heavy rain will become likely late Friday night through Saturday morning. Total rainfall amounts will be in the 1.5 to 2 inch range with locally higher amounts possible. Excessive runoff will be possible which would lead to flooding of urban and poor drainage areas. In addition, smaller rivers and streams could overflow their banks.

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

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
Lodi Police Department
1 Memorial Dr
Lodi, NJ 07644

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 973-473-7600

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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