Severe Thunderstorm Watch Flash Flood Watch Continues New Tropical Depression Forms East of Florida

 

Severe Thunderstorm Watch Flash Flood Watch Continues

New Tropical Depression Forms East of Florida

FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR THE LOWER HUDSON VALLEY & NORTHERN NEW JERSEY

Severe weather has broken out this evening as advertised as we have flash flooding across Northern New Jersey & the Hudson Valley.
The National Weather Service in Upton NY has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for…
Fairfield County in southern Connecticut…
Southwestern New Haven County in southern Connecticut…
Passaic County in northeastern New Jersey…
Bergen County in northeastern New Jersey…
Northern Essex County in northeastern New Jersey…
Westchester County in southeastern New York…
Orange County in southeastern New York…
Putnam County in southeastern New York…
Rockland County in southeastern New York…

* Until 800 PM EDT.

* At 457 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
heavy rain across the warned area. Flash flooding is expected to
begin shortly.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include…
Yonkers, Paterson, Bridgeport, Stamford, Norwalk, Danbury, Passaic,
White Plains, Wayne, Milford, Hackensack, Shelton, New City, Port
Chester and Newburgh.

REGIONAL RADAR

storm free

 

Regional and local radars are very busy this evening. Look for the threat for thunderstorms to continue this evening and into the first part of tonight. For now much of the thunderstorm activity is north of Route 78 in New Jersey north of Long Island. We are seeing thunderstorms developing further south in Pennsylvania and they will likely impact areas that missed the first batch will likely get hit with the second round.

LOCAL RADAR NEW YORK CITY

storm free

LOCAL RADAR PHILADELPHIA storm free

 

Overnight as the front passes we will see it slow to a crawl and a second wave of low pressure will bring more downpours overnight into Tuesday. Some of the rains will be heavy and rainfall amounts of 1 to 3 inches will be common with some locally higher amounts possible We remain in a moderate risk for flash flooding and flash flood watches continue into Tuesday.

Severe Thunderstorm Flash Flood Watch Continues Severe Weather Risks Late Today Into Tonight

The plan is for the front to edge far enough east so that we could see improving weather conditions during Tuesday afternoon especially north and west of the coast but the pace of the front is a literal crawl so it may be a fight to clear things out Tuesday afternoon and we may have to wait until Wednesday to see significant improvement. Temperatures Tuesday will be only in the 70s. Wednesday and Thursday we will see sunshine assuming the front keeps moving with low humidity and temperatures back into the low and mid 80s. We should warm up and turn more humid as we head into the weekend with temperatures getting back to 90 or better but for now it doesn’t seem as if we will get back to the heat of this past weekend.

SATELLITE

NEW TROPICAL DEPRESSION FORMS OFF THE FLORIDA EAST COAST

Satellite picture show a low level circulation as formed in the Bahamas and tropical depression number 3 has formed in spite of hostile winds in the upper atmosphere. Conditions are only marginally conducive for development over the next day or so before becoming hostile again as an upper trough moves off the East Coast. We will talk more about this in our live stream on my Youtube Channel later this evening or from the video section on my weather app.

…TROPICAL DEPRESSION FORMS IN THE BAHAMAS…

SUMMARY OF 500 PM EDT…2100 UTC…INFORMATION
———————————————-
LOCATION…25.6N 78.6W
ABOUT 120 MI…195 KM SE OF WEST PALM BEACH FLORIDA
MAXIMUM SUSTAINED WINDS…30 MPH…45 KM/H
PRESENT MOVEMENT…NW OR 305 DEGREES AT 13 MPH…20 KM/H
MINIMUM CENTRAL PRESSURE…1013 MB…29.92 INCHES

WATCHES AND WARNINGS
——————–
Interests in the Northwest Bahamas and the east coast of Florida
should monitor the progress of this system.

DISCUSSION AND OUTLOOK
———————-
At 500 PM EDT (2100 UTC), the center of Tropical Depression Three
was located near latitude 25.6 North, longitude 78.6 West. The
depression is moving toward the northwest near 13 mph (20 km/h).
A turn toward the north-northwest is expected overnight followed by
a turn toward the north and north-northeast on Tuesday and Tuesday
night. On the forecast track, the center of the depression should
remain just offshore of the east coast of Florida over the next day
or so.

Maximum sustained winds are near 30 mph (45 km/h) with higher gusts.
No significant increase in strength is anticipated, and the
depression is forecast to dissipate by Wednesday.

 

MANY THANKS TO TROPICAL TIDBITS FOR THE USE OF MAPS

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.

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