Western Union Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Flash Flood Watch
Statement as of 3:08 PM EDT on June 01, 2015

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect through Tuesday...

The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* portions of southern Connecticut... northeast New Jersey and
southeast New York... including the following areas... in
southern Connecticut... northern Fairfield... northern
Middlesex... northern New Haven... northern New London...
southern Fairfield... southern Middlesex... southern New Haven
and southern New London. In northeast New Jersey... eastern
Bergen... eastern Essex... eastern Passaic... eastern Union...
Hudson... western Bergen... western Essex... western Passaic and
western Union. In southeast New York... Bronx... Kings
(Brooklyn)... New York (Manhattan)... northern Nassau... northern
Queens... northern Westchester... northwestern Suffolk...
Orange... Putnam... Richmond (staten island)... Rockland...
southern Nassau... southern Queens... southern Westchester and
southwestern Suffolk.

* Through Tuesday

* heavy rain showers and isolated thunderstorms are expected to
increase in coverage this evening into tonight and will continue
on Tuesday as several disturbances track along a frontal
boundary south of the local area.

* Rainfall rates as high as 2 inches per hour are possible... which
would cause flash flooding in urban and poor drainage areas.
These rainfall rates... and saturated ground from heavy rain over
the last 36 hours... could also cause a few flashy streams and
small rivers to go over bankfull in northeastern New
Jersey... the lower Hudson Valley and southern Connecticut.

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.





Record Report
Statement as of 9:33 PM EDT on June 1, 2015

... Record low precipitation total for the month of may set at
Kennedy NY...

a record low precipitation total of 0.46 inches was set for the
month of may at Kennedy NY. This breaks the old record of 0.62
inches set in 1964.


Public Information Statement
Statement as of 10:10 PM EDT on June 01, 2015

The following are unofficial observations taken during the past 30
hours for the storm that has been affecting our region. Appreciation
is extended to Highway departments... cooperative observers... Skywarn
spotters and media for these reports. This summary is also available
on our home Page at weather.Gov/NYC

********************storm total rainfall********************

Location storm total time/date comments
                     rainfall of
                     /inches/ measurement

Connecticut

... Fairfield County...
   Fairfield 3.50 900 PM 6/01 utility company

... New Haven County...
   Meriden 1.75 800 PM 6/01 ASOS
   North Haven 1.26 218 PM 6/01 trained spotter

New Jersey

... Bergen County...
   Teterboro 1.94 800 PM 6/01 ASOS

... Hudson County...
   Harrison 2.48 655 PM 5/31 co-op observer

... Union County...
   Roselle Park 4.04 1017 PM 5/31 public
   Cranford 2.75 933 PM 5/31 public

New York

... Nassau County...
   Lido Beach 1.37 300 PM 6/01 trained spotter

... New York County...
   Central Park 2.12 800 PM 6/01 ASOS

... Orange County...
   Montgomery Airport 2.04 800 PM 6/01 ASOS

... Queens County...
   NYC/La Guardia 1.97 800 PM 6/01 ASOS
   Little Neck 1.65 845 PM 5/31 trained spotter
   NYC/JFK Airport 0.62 800 PM 6/01 ASOS

... Rockland County...
   Spring Valley 3.00 530 PM 6/01 public

... Suffolk County...
   Centereach 1.42 730 PM 6/01 NWS employee
   East Farmingdale 0.96 800 PM 6/01 ASOS
   Huntington 0.80 300 PM 6/01 trained spotter
   Islip Airport 0.46 800 PM 6/01 ASOS

... Westchester County...
   White Plains Airport 3.09 800 PM 6/01 ASOS