Long Island National & World News
FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM EDT THIS EVENING THROUGH TUESDAY 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), Northeast Suffolk,
Northern Nassau, Northern Queens, Northern Westchester, Northwest
Suffolk, Orange, Putnam, Richmond (Staten Island), Rockland,
Southeast Suffolk, Southern Nassau, Southern Queens, Southern
Westchester and Southwest Suffolk.
* From 8 PM EDT this evening through Tuesday afternoon.
* A rapidly developing low pressure system south of Long Island is
expected to produce heavy rainfall across the region. Rainfall
totals of 2 to 5 inches with locally higher amounts are possible.
Rainfall rates may exceed one inch per hour at times. The heaviest
rainfall is expected to occur late tonight into Tuesday morning.
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