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Flash Flood Warning

Flash Flood Warning for southwestern Suffolk until 9:15 (see image).

(There is also a new Flash Flood Warning for southern to central Nassau until 9:00 AM)

See previous post for the complete update on the tropics and the Long Island forecast.

Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service New York NY
715 AM EDT Thu Sep 10 2020

The National Weather Service in Upton NY has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
  Western Suffolk County in southeastern New York...

* Until 915 AM EDT.

* At 714 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated an area of heavy rain with
  isolated thunderstorms across the warned area. Up to one and a
  half inches of rain has already fallen. Flash flooding is ongoing
  or expected to begin shortly.

  HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms.

  SOURCE...Radar indicated.

  IMPACT...Flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas,
           highways, streets and underpasses as well as other
           drainage and low lying areas.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include...
  Islip, Lindenhurst, Babylon, Commack, Hauppauge, Robert Moses State
  Park, Deer Park, Brentwood, Ronkonkoma, Amityville, Bay Shore,
  Captree State Park, Sayville, Melville and Dix Hills.

Additional rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches are possible in the
warned area.


Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

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