Weather Alerts for New York (Manhattan) County

Issued by the National Weather Service

Flood Advisory  FLOOD ADVISORY   Flood Advisory
NEW YORK (MANHATTAN) COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Kings - Nassau - New York - Queens
Effective: Tue, 9/18 10:48am Updated: Tue, 9/18 2:00pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 9/19 8:00am Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
The National Weather Service in Upton NY has issued a
* Flood Advisory for...
Hudson County in northeastern New Jersey...
Queens County in southeastern New York...
Bronx County in southeastern New York...
Kings County in southeastern New York...
New York (Manhattan) County in southeastern New York...
Northwestern Nassau County in southeastern New York...
* Until 200 PM EDT.
* At 1257 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area.
Rainfall rates of around an inch per hour are expected with this
areas of thunderstorms.

Information:
Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.
A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.

Flood Advisory  FLOOD ADVISORY   Flood Advisory
NEW YORK (MANHATTAN) COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Kings - New York - Queens
Effective: Tue, 9/18 10:48am Updated: Tue, 9/18 2:00pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Wed, 9/19 8:00am Severity: Minor Certainty: Likely

 
Details:
The National Weather Service in Upton NY has issued a
* Flood Advisory for...
Hudson County in northeastern New Jersey...
Southeastern Essex County in northeastern New Jersey...
Queens County in southeastern New York...
Bronx County in southeastern New York...
Kings County in southeastern New York...
New York (Manhattan) County in southeastern New York...
* Until 330 PM EDT.
* At 153 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to
thunderstorms. This will cause minor flooding in the advisory area.
Up to one inch to an inch and a half of rain has already fallen.
Up to an additional half of an inch of rain is expected.

Information:
Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.
Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.
A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.

Flash Flood Watch  FLASH FLOOD WATCH   Flash Flood Watch
NEW YORK (MANHATTAN) COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Bronx - Kings (Brooklyn) - New York (Manhattan) - Northern Nassau - Northern Queens - Northern Westchester - Orange - Putnam - Richmond (Staten Is.) - Rockland - Southern Nassau - Southern Queens - Southern Westchester
Effective: Tue, 9/18 11:00am Updated: Tue, 9/18 2:00pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue, 9/18 7:00pm Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...A CHANCE FOR FLASH FLOODING TODAY FOR PARTS OF THE REGION...
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a
* Flash Flood Watch for portions of southern Connecticut,
northeast New Jersey, and southeast New York, including the
following areas, in southern Connecticut, Northern Fairfield,
Northern New Haven, Southern Fairfield, and Southern New
Haven. 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), Northern Nassau, Northern Queens, Northern
Westchester, Orange, Putnam, Richmond (Staten Island),
Rockland, Southern Nassau, Southern Queens, and Southern
Westchester.
* Until 7 PM EDT this evening.
* Showers and thunderstorms will develop late this morning and
through the afternoon. Heavy rain is expected with these showers
and thunderstorms with rainfall rates exceeding 1 inch per hour
at times. Some areas have already received heavy rain from the
previous day. Additional rainfall between 1 to 2 inches is
expected with locally higher amounts possible. This will lead to
areas of excessive runoff and potentially flash flooding.

Information:
A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.