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"Areal Flood Advisory" The National Weather Service in Upton NY has issued an * Urban Flood Advisory for... eastern Nassau County in southeast New York... Suffolk County in southeast New York... * until 615 am EDT... * at 415 am EDT...a band of training showers and embedded thunderstorms is streaming northeast over the region. Rainfall rates of 1 to 1 1/2 inches per hour are being observed. Excessive runoff from this activity will cause flooding of urban areas...highways...streets and underpasses as well as other drainage areas and low lying spots. Precautionary/preparedness actions... Inconveniences can be expected but the flooding will not be immediately life threatening. Do not drive your vehicle into areas where the water covers the roadway. Most flooding deaths occur in automobiles. Turn around and find another Route. Be prepared to take action if the flooding threat increases...or a warning is issued. Lat...Lon 4094 7345 4091 7321 4098 7312 4096 7294 4072 7303 4072 7313 4066 7314 4066 7306 4064 7320 4065 7321 4065 7315 4066 7314 4070 7324 4065 7338 4064 7322 4063 7325 4059 7362 NV -- Sunday Sep.21 14,04:36 AM Weather  |  LIRR  |  Traffic  |  Traffic Cams |  Weather News


Flash Flood Watch in Effect for Long Island July 14th through 16th

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The NWS has issued a Flash Flood Watch for LI from 12 PM today through 6 AM on Wednesday morning.

Update - July 14th, 1:30 PM - In addition to the Flash Flood Watch that is in effect for both Nassau & Suffolk County, the National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Nassau County. The Severe Thunderstorm Watch went into effect at 1:25 PM, and will stay in effect until 8 PM this evening. Please see the Severe Graphic below for a detailed map. The NWS warns locals to be prepared to take appropriate action, should the Thunderstorm Watch be escalated to a Warning. Be sure to check back regularly for updates,

A Flash Flood Watch  has been issued, and will go into effect today at 12 PM, and stay in effect until 6 AM on Wednesday, July 16th in Nassau and Suffolk Counties. Locals and commuters should be advised alert will also be in effect in numerous other coastal regions of the tri-state area.

The National Weather Service is predicting multiple showers and thunderstorms to plague the area, followed by a cold front this afternoon. These conditions, combined with the current humidity will produce torrential downpours, amassing in 2 to 3 inches total rainfall.

The fast falling heavy rains may potentially create flash flooding in coastal areas, low lying areas, as well as roadways with poor drainage. Before you get ready to hit the road, be sure to visit's Traffic Camera Center, where you can view local road conditions in real time.

Locals are advised to check back frequently for updates, and be prepared to take action, should the Flash Flood Watch be raised to a Flash Flood Warning. For the most up to date weather information, head over to the Weather Center, where you can find the latest weather forecasts, advisories and more.

 [Source: National Weather Service.]

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