Southeast Suffolk Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Coastal Flood Statement, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:28 AM EST Jan. 24, 2019 – National Weather Service


* locations... vulnerable coastal locales along the South Shore
of Suffolk County, and along Peconic and gardiners bays,
including Orient Point and Riverhead.

* Tidal departure... 1 to 2 ft, locally 2 1/2 ft above
astronomical tides.

* Coastal flood impacts... brief minor flooding of the most
vulnerable locations near the Waterfront and shoreline.

* Shoreline impacts... breaking waves of 10 to 14 ft along the
Atlantic Ocean shoreline, and 2 to 4 ft around Orient Point,
will result in beach flooding and erosion. Minor damage is
possible to dune structures.

* Timing... localized minor coastal flooding during the times of
high tide Thursday morning into afternoon.




325 am EST Thu Jan 24 2019

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through this afternoon...

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.

* Through this afternoon

* low pressure approaches the area this morning and passes through
this afternoon. Rain becomes heavy at times this morning with
the potential for heavy downpours into early afternoon. A total
of 1.25 to 2.25 inches of rainfall with locally higher amounts
is possible in any stronger convection. Flash flooding of urban
and poor drainage areas, as well as small streams will therefore
be possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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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Wind Advisory
Issued: 3:24 AM EST Jan. 24, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Wind Advisory remains in effect from 9 am this morning to 6 PM
EST this evening...

* winds... south or southwest 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50
mph.

* Timing... mid morning through the afternoon.

* Impacts... strong winds may blow down limbs, trees, and power
lines. Scattered power outages are expected.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

A Wind Advisory is issued when sustained winds of 31 to 39 mph,
or gusts of 46 to 57 mph, are expected or occurring. Winds this
strong can make driving difficult, especially for high profile
vehicles, in open areas, and on elevated roads and bridges. Use
extra caution.



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Coastal Flood Statement, Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 3:28 AM EST Jan. 24, 2019 – National Weather Service


* locations... vulnerable coastal locales along the South Shore
of Suffolk County, and along Peconic and gardiners bays,
including Orient Point and Riverhead.

* Tidal departure... 1 to 2 ft, locally 2 1/2 ft above
astronomical tides.

* Coastal flood impacts... brief minor flooding of the most
vulnerable locations near the Waterfront and shoreline.

* Shoreline impacts... breaking waves of 10 to 14 ft along the
Atlantic Ocean shoreline, and 2 to 4 ft around Orient Point,
will result in beach flooding and erosion. Minor damage is
possible to dune structures.

* Timing... localized minor coastal flooding during the times of
high tide Thursday morning into afternoon.




325 am EST Thu Jan 24 2019

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through this afternoon...

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.

* Through this afternoon

* low pressure approaches the area this morning and passes through
this afternoon. Rain becomes heavy at times this morning with
the potential for heavy downpours into early afternoon. A total
of 1.25 to 2.25 inches of rainfall with locally higher amounts
is possible in any stronger convection. Flash flooding of urban
and poor drainage areas, as well as small streams will therefore
be possible.

Precautionary/preparedness actions...

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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