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  • Flood Watch for Orange County, New York
  • Flood Watch issued March 30 at 3:28PM EDT until March 31 at 2:00AM EDT by NWS
  • Effective: Sunday, March 30, 2014 at 3:28 p.m.
  • Expires: Monday, March 31, 2014 at 2 a.m.
  • ...ADDITIONAL HEAVY RAINFALL POSSIBLE THROUGH TONIGHT...
    ...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 AM EDT MONDAY...
    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...WESTERN BERGEN...WESTERN
    ESSEX...WESTERN PASSAIC AND WESTERN UNION. IN SOUTHEAST NEW
    YORK...NORTHERN WESTCHESTER...ORANGE...PUTNAM...ROCKLAND AND
    SOUTHERN WESTCHESTER.
    * UNTIL 2 AM EDT MONDAY
    * LOW PRESSURE JUST EAST OF SOUTHERN NEW JERSEY WILL TRACK SLOWLY
    EAST THROUGH MONDAY. ADDITIONAL MODERATE TO HEAVY RAINFALL IS
    POSSIBLE THIS EVENING. THE BEST CHANCE FOR THIS TO OCCUR WILL BE
    ACROSS NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY...THE LOWER HUDSON VALLEY...AND
    INTERIOR SOUTHWEST CONNECTICUT.
    * RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 1 1/2 TO 3 INCHES HAVE ALREADY FALLEN ACROSS
    THE WATCH AREA WITH POTENTIAL FOR UP TO AN ADDITIONAL INCH.
    MANY SMALL RIVERS AND STREAMS ARE NEAR BANK FULL OR JUST OVER.
    ADDITIONAL RAINFALL AND RUNOFF WILL CONTINUE THE FLOOD THREAT
    ALONG SMALL RIVERS...STREAMS...AS WELL AS URBAN AND POOR
    DRAINAGE AREAS. SOME LARGER RIVERS AND STREAMS COULD ALSO
    EXPERIENCE FLOODING FROM PROLONGED RUNOFF.