Alert: Flash Flood Warning issued November 27 at 5:41AM EST expiring November 27 at 9:30AM EST by NWS Upton NY

Event: Flash Flood Warning
Sender Name: NWS Upton NY
Issued: 2013-11-27T05:41:35-05:00
Expires: 2013-11-27T09:30:00-05:00
WEA Text: Flash Flood Warning this area til 9:30 AM EST. Avoid flood areas. Check local media. -NWS
Description: THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON NY HAS ISSUED A

* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR…
FAIRFIELD COUNTY IN SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT…
WESTERN NEW HAVEN COUNTY IN SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT…
WESTCHESTER COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK…
ROCKLAND COUNTY IN SOUTHEAST NEW YORK…

* UNTIL 930 AM EST.

* AT 532 AM EST…FLASH FLOODING WAS REPORTED ON THE BRONX RIVER
PARKWAY IN SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER COUNTY. FLASH FLOODING IS ALSO
EXPECTED ELSEWHERE WITHIN THE WARNING AREA.

* UP TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN HAD FALLEN IN PARTS OF THE WARNED
AREA…AND ANOTHER 1 TO LOCALLY UP 2 INCHES OF RAIN IS
POSSIBLE THROUGH THE MORNING.
Instruction: EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL
CREEKS AND STREAMS…HIGHWAYS AND UNDERPASSES. ADDITIONALLY…COUNTRY
ROADS AND FARMLANDS ALONG THE BANKS OF CREEKS…STREAMS AND OTHER LOW
LYING AREAS ARE SUBJECT TO FLOODING.

MOST FLOOD DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. NEVER DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO
AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE ROADWAY. FLOOD WATERS ARE USUALLY
DEEPER THAN THEY APPEAR. JUST ONE FOOT OF FLOWING WATER IS POWERFUL
ENOUGH TO SWEEP VEHICLES OFF THE ROAD. WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED
ROADS MAKE THE SMART CHOICE…TURN AROUND…DONT DROWN.

Link to more Info: http://www.weather.gov
Urgency: Immediate
Severity: Severe
Certainty: Likely
Categories: Met,
Area Description: Westchester; New Haven; Fairfield; Rockland

Message Identifier: NWS-130404-635200-440149
CAP MessageType: Alert
Added note: – Flash Flood Warnings warnings