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WGUS81 KOKX 222206
FLSOKX

FLOOD ADVISORY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
606 PM EDT MON JUL 22 2013

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606 PM EDT MON JUL 22 2013

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON NY HAS ISSUED AN

* URBAN AND SMALL STREAM FLOOD ADVISORY FOR...
  CENTRAL BERGEN COUNTY IN NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY...
  PASSAIC COUNTY IN NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY...

* UNTIL 700 PM EDT...

* AT 604 PM EDT...THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE WAS TRACKING A NEAR 
STATIONARY AREA OF HEAVY SHOWERS AND THUNDERSTORMS ACROSS 
SOUTHEASTERN PASSAIC COUNTY AND SOUTHWESTERN BERGEN COUNTY. RAINFALL 
RATES OF UP TO 1.5 INCHES PER HOUR ARE EXPECTED WITH THIS ACTIVITY.

EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM THESE STORMS WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF URBAN 
AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE 
AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS. IN ADDITION...SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS 
WILL RISE QUICKLY...POSSIBLY COVERING ROADS AND FLOODING NEARBY LOW 
AREAS.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

DO NOT DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE INTO AREAS WHERE THE WATER COVERS THE
ROADWAY. MOST FLOODING DEATHS OCCUR IN AUTOMOBILES. TURN AROUND AND 
FIND ANOTHER ROUTE.

BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION IF THE FLOODING THREAT INCREASES...OR A
WARNING IS ISSUED.

&&

LAT...LON 4095 7424 4093 7401 4079 7410 4081 7414
      4082 7414 4087 7423 4088 7426 4090 7427

$$

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