Flash Flood Watch

10/12/2018 4:44 AM through 10/12/2018 6:00 AM

Update to NWS-IDP-PROD-3167234-2790752

Flash Flood Watch issued October 12 at 4:44AM EDT expiring October 12 at 6:00AM EDT by NWS Upton NY


The Flash Flood Watch continues for

* Portions of southern Connecticut and southeast New York,
including the following areas, in southern Connecticut, Southern
New London. In southeast New York, Suffolk.

* Until 6 AM EDT early this morning.

* Tropical moisture ahead of post-tropical storm Michael as it
passes south of Long Island is interacting with a cold front
just to the south. Showers and a few thunderstorms will
continue, with the rain heavy at times.

* Additional rainfall of 1 to 2 inches could result in flash
flooding, especially if it occurs in a short time span of less
than an hour. The heaviest rainfall is expected across the forks
of Long Island.


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.

Target Area

Northeast Suffolk; Southern New London; Southeast Suffolk; Northwest Suffolk; Southwest Suffolk

Sender: NWS Upton NY
Sent: 4:44 AM on 10-12-2018