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Tucked away on the west side of the small town of Broad Channel in the middle of Jamiaca Bay is a narrow, dead end, street that goes by the name of West 12th Road. Those of us who live there know that the nice part about living in a small town is that when you are not quite sure what is going on, someone else always does! [Peter J. Mahon West 12th Road, Broad Channel]
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Flash Flood Warning

Mon, 2018-04-16 07:25

Event:Flash Flood WarningAlert:The National Weather Service in Upton NY has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
Hudson County in northeastern New Jersey...
Passaic County in northeastern New Jersey...
Union County in northeastern New Jersey...
Bergen County in northeastern New Jersey...
Essex County in northeastern New Jersey...
Orange County in southeastern New York...
Queens County in southeastern New York...
Richmond County in southeastern New York...
Bronx County in southeastern New York...
Kings County in southeastern New York...
Rockland County in southeastern New York...
New York (Manhattan) County in southeastern New York...

* Until 1115 AM EDT

* At 718 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain across the
warned area. Up to one inch to an inch and a half of rain has
already fallen. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly.
Additional rainfall amounts of an inch to two inches are possible in
the warned area.Instructions:Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other drainage areas and low lying spots. A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring. If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately. Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate precautions to protect life and property.Target Area:Bronx
Kings
New York
Orange
Queens
Richmond
Rockland

Special Weather Statement

Mon, 2018-04-16 07:12

Special Weather StatementSpecial Weather Statement
National Weather Service New York NY
653 AM EDT Mon Apr 16 2018

NJZ002-004-006-103>108-NYZ067-069-072>075-176-178-161430-
Western Passaic-Eastern Passaic-Hudson-Western Bergen-
Eastern Bergen-Western Essex-Eastern Essex-Western Union-
Eastern Union-Orange-Rockland-New York (Manhattan)-Bronx-
Richmond (Staten Island)-Kings (Brooklyn)-Northern Queens-
Southern Queens-
653 AM EDT Mon Apr 16 2018

An area of rainfall with embedded isolated thunderstorms will be
moving across the area during the morning commute. During this
time, wind gusts of 40 to 50 mph will be possible. The best chance
for these wind gusts will be in the time frame of 8 am to 10 am,
however strong gusts will be possible at any given time this
morning.

Flood Advisory

Mon, 2018-04-16 06:32

Flood AdvisoryFlood Advisory
National Weather Service New York NY
626 AM EDT MON APR 16 2018


Queens County in southeastern New York...

* Until 1030 AM EDT

* At 623 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain that will cause
urban and small stream flooding. Overflowing poor drainage areas
will result in minor flooding in the advisory area. Up to one inch
of rain has already fallen. Rainfall rates close to 1 inch per
hour will be possible through the morning commute.



PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding
of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.

Coastal Flood Advisory issued for Sunday evening's 9 pm and Monday morning's 9:30 am high tides

Sun, 2018-04-15 07:16

Coastal Hazard Message
National Weather Service New York NY
341 AM EDT Sun Apr 15 2018

...Minor to locally Moderate Coastal Flooding with the Sunday
Evening and Monday Morning high tidal cycles...

...COASTAL FLOOD ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 8 PM THIS
EVENING TO 1 PM EDT MONDAY...

* LOCATIONS...Vulnerable locales along the Western Great South
Bay, Jamaica Bay, New York and New Jersey Harbor and adjacent
tidally affected rivers, as well as the Atlantic Ocean
beachfront.

* TIDAL DEPARTURE...1 1/2 to 2 ft above astronomical tides
Sunday Evening, and 2 to 2 1/2 ft above Monday Morning.


* TIMING...Minor coastal flooding with the Sunday Evening and
Monday morning tidal cycles, except locally moderate along
Western Great South Bay and Jamaica Bay.

* COASTAL FLOOD IMPACTS...Shallow flooding is expected in the
most vulnerable locations near the waterfront and shoreline.
Expect around 1 to locally 2 feet of inundation above ground
level in low lying, vulnerable areas. Some roads and low lying
property including parking lots, parks, lawns and
homes/businesses with basements near the waterfront will
experience shallow flooding.

* SHORELINE IMPACTS...5 to 8 foot breaking waves along the
Atlantic ocean beachfront will result in beach erosion and
flooding with only minor damage possible to dune structures.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A Coastal Flood Advisory indicates that onshore winds and tides
will combine to generate flooding of low areas along the shore.

&&

Time of high total tides are approximate to the nearest hour.

Jamaica Bay NY
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 7.5 FT, MODERATE 8.2 FT, MAJOR 9.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.6 FT, MODERATE 2.3 FT, MAJOR 3.1 FT

Total Total Departure
Day/Time Tide Tide from Norm Waves Flood
ft MLLW ft MHHW ft ft Impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
14/08 PM 5.9/ 6.4 0.0/ 0.5 -0.3/ 0.2 2 None
15/09 AM 7.0/ 7.5 1.1/ 1.6 1.0/ 1.5 2-3 None
15/09 PM 7.8/ 8.4 2.0/ 2.5 1.4/ 1.9 2-3 Minor
16/09 AM 8.0/ 8.5 2.1/ 2.6 1.9/ 2.3 2 Moderate

16/10 PM 7.3/ 7.8 1.4/ 1.9 0.6/ 1.1 1 Minor
17/10 AM 6.2/ 6.8 0.4/ 0.9 0.2/ 0.8 0-1 None

Rockaway Inlet NY
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 7.3 FT, MODERATE 8.3 FT, MAJOR 9.3 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.8 FT, MODERATE 2.8 FT, MAJOR 3.8 FT

Total Total Departure
Day/Time Tide Tide from Norm Waves Flood
ft MLLW ft MHHW ft ft Impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
14/08 PM 5.7/ 6.2 0.1/ 0.6 0.0/ 0.5 3 None
15/08 AM 6.8/ 7.3 1.2/ 1.7 1.2/ 1.7 4 None
15/08 PM 7.8/ 8.3 2.2/ 2.7 1.8/ 2.2 5 Minor
16/09 AM 7.8/ 8.3 2.2/ 2.7 2.1/ 2.6 5-6 Minor
16/09 PM 7.0/ 7.5 1.4/ 1.9 0.8/ 1.3 3-4 None
17/09 AM 6.0/ 6.5 0.4/ 0.9 0.4/ 0.9 3 None

East Rockaway NY
MLLW CATEGORIES - MINOR 6.0 FT, MODERATE 7.0 FT, MAJOR 8.0 FT
MHHW CATEGORIES - MINOR 1.0 FT, MODERATE 2.0 FT, MAJOR 3.0 FT

Total Total Departure
Day/Time Tide Tide from Norm Waves Flood
ft MLLW ft MHHW ft ft Impact
-------- --------- --------- --------- ------- --------
14/08 PM 4.9/ 5.4 -0.2/ 0.3 -0.2/ 0.3 0 None
15/08 AM 5.9/ 6.4 0.9/ 1.4 1.1/ 1.6 0 Minor
15/08 PM 6.9/ 7.4 1.9/ 2.3 1.7/ 2.2 0 Moderate
16/09 AM 6.8/ 7.3 1.8/ 2.2 2.0/ 2.5 3-4 Moderate
16/09 PM 6.2/ 6.8 1.3/ 1.8 0.9/ 1.4 3-4 Minor
17/09 AM 5.1/ 5.6 0.1/ 0.6 0.2/ 0.8 3 None