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Gale Warning
Issued: 2:06 PM Oct. 26, 2021 – National Weather Service
...GALE WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 2 PM EDT WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...Northeast winds 25 to 35 kt with gusts up to 45 kt and
seas 6 to 11 feet.

* WHERE...Sandy Hook NJ to Moriches Inlet NY out 20 nm, Long
Island Sound East of the Mouth of the Connecticut River, Long
Island Sound East of New Haven CT/Port Jefferson NY to the
Mouth of the Connecticut River, Peconic and Gardiners Bays,
and South Shore Bays from Jones Inlet through Shinnecock Bay.

* WHEN...Until 2 PM EDT Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Strong winds will cause hazardous seas which could
capsize or damage vessels and reduce visibility.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Mariners should alter plans to avoid these hazardous conditions.
Remain in port, seek safe harbor, alter course, and/or secure the
vessel for severe conditions.

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Wind Advisory
Issued: 8:12 AM Oct. 26, 2021 – National Weather Service
...WIND ADVISORY IN EFFECT FROM 6 PM THIS EVENING TO NOON EDT
WEDNESDAY...

* WHAT...North winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 50 mph
expected.

* WHERE...In Connecticut, Northern Middlesex and Southern New
Haven Counties. In New York, Northwest Suffolk and Southwest
Suffolk Counties.

* WHEN...From 6 PM this evening to noon EDT Wednesday.

* IMPACTS...Gusty winds could blow around unsecured objects.
Tree limbs could be blown down and a few power outages may
result.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS...Due to an anticipated wet and saturated
ground from heavy rainfall, there may be some uprooted trees.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Use extra caution when driving, especially if operating a high
profile vehicle. Secure outdoor objects.

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Flash Flood Watch
Issued: 7:34 AM Oct. 26, 2021 – National Weather Service
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH NOW IN EFFECT THROUGH THIS AFTERNOON...

The Flash Flood Watch is now in effect 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), Northeast Suffolk,
Northern Nassau, Northern Queens, Northern Westchester, Northwest
Suffolk, Orange, Putnam, Richmond (Staten Island), Rockland,
Southeast Suffolk, Southern Nassau, Southern Queens, Southern
Westchester and Southwest Suffolk.

* Through this afternoon.

* A rapidly developing low pressure system south of Long Island is
expected to produce heavy rainfall across the region. Rainfall
totals of 2 to 5 inches with locally higher amounts are possible.
Rainfall rates may exceed one inch per hour at times, especially
during this morning. The heaviest rainfall is expected to occur
through early this afternoon.

* Heavy rain may produce areas of flash flooding.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.

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