Weather Alerts for White Plains NY

Issued by the National Weather Service

Flash Flood Watch  FLASH FLOOD WATCH   Flash Flood Watch
WHITE PLAINS NY

Areas Affected:
Bronx - Kings (Brooklyn) - New York (Manhattan) - Northern Queens - Richmond (Staten Is.) - Southern Queens - Southern Westchester
Effective: Wed, 7/17 2:00pm Updated: Wed, 7/17 5:30am Urgency: Expected
Expires: Thu, 7/18 5:00am Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...Flash flooding possible this afternoon and tonight...
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT FROM 2 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...
The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a
* Flash Flood Watch for portions of northeast New Jersey and
southeast New York, including the following areas, in northeast
New Jersey, Bergen, Essex, Passaic, Union, and Hudson. In
southeast New York, New York City, and Southern Westchester.
* From 2 PM EDT this afternoon through late tonight
* The remnants of post tropical cyclone Barry will move through
the area later today and tonight bringing the potential for
heavy showers and thunderstorms. Excessive runoff could lead to
flash flooding of urban and poor drainage areas. Some fast-
responding small streams could approach or exceed bank full.
* Rainfall totals are expected to range between 1 and 2 inches
with locally higher amounts. Rainfall rates of one inch per
hour or more are possible.

Information:
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.