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"Flash Flood Watch" ...Flash Flood Watch in effect from midnight EDT tonight through Monday morning... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a * Flash Flood Watch for portions of northeast New Jersey and southeast New York, including the following areas, 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, northwestern Suffolk, Orange, Richmond (staten island), Rockland, southern Nassau, southern Queens, southern Westchester, and southwestern Suffolk. * From midnight EDT tonight through Monday morning * an area of low pressure will develop along a frontal boundary to our south and pass just south and east of Long Island. Rainfall rates of 1 to 2 inches an hour are possible and may lead to flash flooding the New York City Metro and surrounding areas. Flash flooding will also be possible for portions of the lower Hudson Valley. 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. -- Sunday Jul.23 17,10:24 PM

Cancelled: Missing Vulnerable Adult Alert for Autistic Man Missing at Jones Beach

A Missing Vulnerable Adult Alert has been cancelled relating to the disappearance of Christopher Hill.

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Update - August 11, 2014 - New York State Missing Vulnerable Adult Alert for Christopher Hill/August 10 has been cancelled.

Below is the original alert.

Wantagh, NY - August 11th, 2014 - At the request of the New York State Park Police, a New York State Division of Criminal Justice Services Missing Vulnerable Adult Alert has been issued relating to the disappearance of Christopher Hill: age 21; from Jones Beach in Wantagh on August 10, 2014 at 2:08 PM.

Christopher is a 21-year-old missing vulnerable adult who has autism. He was last seen at Jones Beach State Park at approximately 2:00pm and was wearing blue floral Hawaiian style shorts and no shirt. Christopher may have traveled to his home in Astoria Queens on a train. He may be in need of medical attention.

If you have any information about the wearabouts of Christopher Hill, please call the New York State Police Department at 631-321-3700, or call 911.