Southern Fairfield Severe Watches & Warnings NOAA Weather Radio

Watches & Warnings

Flash Flood Watch, Coastal Flood Statement
Issued: 3:38 PM EDT Apr. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from 2 am EDT Saturday
through Saturday afternoon...

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 and southern Fairfield. 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, Orange, Putnam,
Richmond (staten island), Rockland, southern Nassau, southern
Queens, and southern Westchester.

* From 2 am EDT Saturday through Saturday afternoon

* a slow moving frontal system will approach the region tonight
into Saturday. Heavy rain will become likely late tonight
through Saturday morning. Total rainfall amounts will be around
1 inch with locally higher amounts possible. Excessive runoff
will be possible which would lead to flooding of urban and poor
drainage areas. In addition, smaller rivers and streams could
overflow their banks.


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.





1233 PM EDT Fri Apr 19 2019

... Localized minor coastal flooding tonight...

* locations... vulnerable coastal locales of Fairfield, New Haven and
Westchester counties.

* Tidal departure... up to 1 ft above astronomical tides.

* Coastal flood impacts... brief minor flooding near the
Waterfront and shoreline.

* Timing... around the times of high tide tonight.





Flash Flood Watch, Coastal Flood Statement
Issued: 3:38 PM EDT Apr. 19, 2019 – National Weather Service

... Flash Flood Watch remains in effect from 2 am EDT Saturday
through Saturday afternoon...

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 and southern Fairfield. 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, Orange, Putnam,
Richmond (staten island), Rockland, southern Nassau, southern
Queens, and southern Westchester.

* From 2 am EDT Saturday through Saturday afternoon

* a slow moving frontal system will approach the region tonight
into Saturday. Heavy rain will become likely late tonight
through Saturday morning. Total rainfall amounts will be around
1 inch with locally higher amounts possible. Excessive runoff
will be possible which would lead to flooding of urban and poor
drainage areas. In addition, smaller rivers and streams could
overflow their banks.


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.





1233 PM EDT Fri Apr 19 2019

... Localized minor coastal flooding tonight...

* locations... vulnerable coastal locales of Fairfield, New Haven and
Westchester counties.

* Tidal departure... up to 1 ft above astronomical tides.

* Coastal flood impacts... brief minor flooding near the
Waterfront and shoreline.

* Timing... around the times of high tide tonight.