Severe Thunderstorm Warning Northern NJ, Lower Hudson Valley
Severe Thunderstorm Warning Northern NJ,
Lower Hudson Valley
The National Weather Service in Upton NY has issued a
* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for…
Central Passaic County in northeastern New Jersey…
Northwestern Bergen County in northeastern New Jersey…
Northern Westchester County in southeastern New York…
Southeastern Orange County in southeastern New York…
Western Putnam County in southeastern New York…
Rockland County in southeastern New York…
* Until 415 PM EDT.
* At 311 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Suffern,
moving northeast at 30 mph.
HAZARD…60 mph wind gusts.
IMPACT…Expect damage to trees and power lines.
* Locations impacted include…
New City, Ossining, Peekskill, Monsey, Nanuet, Ramsey, Ringwood,
Haverstraw, Suffern, Mahopac, West Point, Sloatsburg, Cold Spring,
Pearl River and Pomona.
For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a
Large hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground
lightning is occurring with this storm. Move indoors immediately.
Lightning is one of nature`s leading killers. Remember, if you can
hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.
Northern Fairfield-Northern New Haven-Northern Middlesex-
Northern New London-Southern Fairfield-Southern New Haven-
Southern Middlesex-Southern New London-Western Passaic-
Eastern Passaic-Hudson-Western Bergen-Eastern Bergen-
Western Essex-Eastern Essex-Western Union-Eastern Union-Orange-
Putnam-Rockland-Northern Westchester-Southern Westchester-
New York (Manhattan)-Bronx-Richmond (Staten Island)-
Kings (Brooklyn)-Northwestern Suffolk-Northeastern Suffolk-
Southwestern Suffolk-Southeastern Suffolk-Northern Queens-
Northern Nassau-Southern Queens-Southern Nassau-
306 PM EDT Fri Aug 3 2018
…FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT THROUGH SATURDAY MORNING…
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, Fairfield, Middlesex,
New Haven, and New London. In northeast New Jersey, Bergen,
Essex, Passaic, Union, and Hudson. In southeast New York, Bronx,
Kings (Brooklyn), New York (Manhattan), Suffolk, Nassau, Queens,
Westchester, Orange, Putnam, Richmond (Staten Island), and Rockland.
* Through Saturday morning
* Showers and thunderstorms moving across the area will become
widespread this afternoon and through Saturday morning with
locally heavy downpours. This will result in a threat for flash
flooding through Saturday morning across the region.
* Flash flooding of urban areas will be possible where locally heavy
rainfall occurs. Locations that have already received substantial
rain in the last couple of days will be particularly vulnerable.
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.
LOCAL RADAR NEW YORK CITY
Radars are showing a cluster of severe thunderstorms moving through Northern New Jersey and into the Lower Hudson Valley. Each day this week thunderstorms have developed in one burst and today’s is on schedule. It appears at least that it will impact the beginning og the evening commute. To the south we have widely scattered showers that have popped up in parts of Southern New Jersey and Southeastern Pennsylvania. We will watch these to see if they develop further in the next few hours.
Please note that with regards to any tropical storms or hurricanes, should a storm be threatening, please consult your local National Weather Service office or your local government officials about what action you should be taking to protect life and property.