Flash Flood Watch In Effect for Long Island Through Tuesday Morning


The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for Long Island through tomorrow morning in response to the heavy rains expected later this afternoon.

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Earlier today, the National Weather Service issued a Flash Flood Watch for Long Island, as well as much of the tri-state area. This afternoon is expected to bring heavy rains, which has prompted the Hazardous Weather Outlook earlier today. Long Island is expected to receive up to 2 inches of rain between today and Tuesday - a serious amount of rainfall, only days after Tropical Storm Andrea drenched LI.

According to a statement from the National Weather Service, those living in flood-prone areas should take precaution, and be aware of developing weather conditions, and be prepared to take action, should serious flooding develop.

For the most up to date weather information, head over to the LongIsland.com Weather Center, where you can get the latest forecasts, weather advisories, and more.

[Source: National Weather Service]