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National Weather Service in New York, NY has issued a flood advisory

8/18/2017 8:06:41 AM  •  Alerts  •  Message ID 1013745

The National Weather Service in New York, NY has issued a flood advisory:

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for... Hudson County in northeastern New Jersey... Eastern Passaic County in northeastern New Jersey... Union County in northeastern New Jersey... Bergen County in northeastern New Jersey... Essex County in northeastern New Jersey... Southern Westchester County in southeastern New York... Queens County in southeastern New York... Bronx County in southeastern New York... New York County in southeastern New York... Kings County in southeastern New York... Rockland County in southeastern New York...

* Until 10:30 AM EDT

* At 7:25 AM EDT, An area of heavy showers and embedded thunderstorms will cause urban flooding in the advisory area.

* Rainfall rates of around 1 inch per hour have been observed. Excessive runoff from this heavy rainfall will cause flooding of urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other drainage a reas and low lying spots.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Newark, Jersey City, Yonkers, Paterson, Elizabeth, New Rochelle, Flushing, Passaic, Bayonne, White Plains, Wayne, Mott Haven, Hoboken, Plainfield and Bloomfield.

* AFFECTED AREAS: BERGEN ... ESSEX ... HUDSON ... PASSAIC ... UNION

Instructions:

Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.



Scan the Quick Response (QR) code to the left with your mobile phone camera to take this event with you.

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