Heavy Rain And Flash Flooding Possible From This Afternoon Into Tonight
Flash Flood Watch Remains In Effect From Noon Edt Today Through Late Tonight
The Flash Flood Watch continues for our area including portions of southern Connecticut, northeast New Jersey, and southeast New York, including the following areas, in southern Connecticut, Fairfield and New Haven. In northeast New Jersey, Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Passaic and Union. In southeast New York, Bronx, Kings (Brooklyn), Nassau, New York (Manhattan), Orange, Putnam, Queens, Richmond (Staten Island), Rockland and Westchester. From noon EDT today through late tonight.
Numerous showers and thunderstorms are expected to develop across the area from this afternoon into tonight ahead of a slow moving cold front. Multiple rounds of thunderstorms have the potential to move across the same area, leading to flash flooding.
Rainfall totals of 1 to 2 inches are expected across the watch area, with locally higher amounts possible.
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS... 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.
Flood Watch by National Weather Service New York NY