***Flash Flood Watch for up to 4 inches of rain!!***
...HEAVY RAIN AND FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE MONDAY AFTERNOON INTO EARLY TUESDAY MORNING... 424 PM EDT Sun Jul 11 2021
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM MONDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH TUESDAY MORNING...
The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a
* Flash Flood Watch for all of southern Connecticut and northeast New Jersey, and most of southeast New York, including the following areas, in southern Connecticut, Fairfield, New Haven, Middlesex, and New London counties. In northeast New Jersey, Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Passaic, and Union counties, In southeast New York, all five boroughs of New York City, Westchester, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Nassau, and Western Suffolk counties.
* From Monday afternoon through Tuesday morning.
* As a warm front lifts into the area on Monday, scattered to numerous thunderstorms will develop Monday afternoon. As the front sinks back to the south Monday night, the front will continue to focus thunderstorm activity and heavy rain potential over the watch area, especially in and around the New York City Tri-State area. This rain will be falling in areas hard hit by heavy rain and flash flooding late last week.
* Rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches are likely, with localized amounts over 4 inches possible.
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.