Alert: Flash Flood Warning issued May 31 at 5:27PM EDT expiring May 31 at 8:30PM EDT by NWS Upton NY

Event: Flash Flood Warning
Sender Name: NWS Upton NY
Issued: 2015-05-31T17:27:30-04:00
Expires: 2015-05-31T20:30:00-04:00
WEA Text: Flash Flood Warning this area til 8:30 PM EDT. Avoid flood areas. Check local media. -NWS
Description: THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON NY HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…
BRONX COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NEW YORK…
NEW YORK COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NEW YORK…
QUEENS COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NEW YORK…
KINGS COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NEW YORK…
RICHMOND COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN NEW YORK…

* UNTIL 830 PM EDT

* AT 524 PM EDT…DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A LINE OF SLOW MOVING
THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. UP TO
AN INCH OF RAIN HAS FALLEN ACROSS THE REGION ALREADY…WITH
RAINFALL RATES OF 1 TO 2 INCHES PER HOUR MOVING INTO THE REGION.
FLASH FLOODING IS EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.
Instruction: TURN AROUND…DONT DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.

Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Immediate
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Met,
Area Description: New York; Richmond; Bronx; Queens; Kings

Message Identifier: NWS-141029-854111-823765
CAP MessageType: Alert
Added note: – Flash Flood Warnings warnings