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Rye PD: Flood Watch Friday – Saturday

From Rye PD:

Flood Watch in effect noon Friday – Saturday. Please monitor forecasts for indications of any potential for flooding.

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for our area from noon Friday through Saturday evening. This does not mean that flooding is imminent, but it does mean that weather conditions are expected that could potentially lead to flooding. Residents and business owners are advised to monitor weather forecasts issued by the National Weather Service and commercial media and be prepared to implement precautions should conditions warrant.

FLOOD WATCH
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
412 AM EDT FRI SEP 23 2011

…PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN EXPECTED FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON INTO
SATURDAY…

…FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH
SATURDAY EVENING…

THE 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)…NORTHEASTERN SUFFOLK…
NORTHERN NASSAU…NORTHERN QUEENS…NORTHERN WESTCHESTER…
NORTHWESTERN SUFFOLK…ORANGE…PUTNAM…RICHMOND (STATEN
ISLAND)…ROCKLAND…SOUTHEASTERN SUFFOLK…SOUTHERN NASSAU…
SOUTHERN QUEENS…SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER AND SOUTHWESTERN
SUFFOLK.

* FROM NOON EDT TODAY THROUGH SATURDAY EVENING

* AN APPROACHING COLD FRONT WILL STALL OVER OR JUST WEST OF THE
REGION ON FRIDAY. WAVES OF LOW PRESSURE RIDING ALONG THIS
FRONT WILL TAP INTO DEEP TROPICAL MOISTURE STREAMING NORTHWARD
FROM THE GULF OF MEXICO AND WESTERN ATLANTIC TO PRODUCE
PERIODS OF HEAVY RAIN FROM FRIDAY AFTERNOON INTO SATURDAY.

* WIDESPREAD RAINFALL TOTALS OF ONE AND ONE HALF TO THREE INCHES
ARE EXPECTED. LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS UP TO 4 INCHES ARE
POSSIBLE.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS. YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE
ALERT FOR POSSIBLE FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO
FLOODING SHOULD BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING
DEVELOP.

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