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WGUS51 KOKX 240337  
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CTC001-240645-  
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BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED  
FLASH FLOOD WARNING  
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY  
1137 PM EDT THU SEP 23 2021  
 
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON HAS ISSUED A  
 
* FLASH FLOOD WARNING FOR...  
FAIRFIELD COUNTY IN SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT...  
 
* UNTIL 245 AM EDT.  
 
* AT 1137 PM EDT, DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED THUNDERSTORMS PRODUCING  
HEAVY RAIN ACROSS THE WARNED AREA. BETWEEN 1.5 AND 2.5 INCHES OF  
RAIN HAVE FALLEN. THE EXPECTED RAINFALL RATE IS 0.75 TO 1 INCH IN  
1 HOUR. FLASH FLOODING IS ONGOING OR EXPECTED TO BEGIN SHORTLY.  
 
HAZARD...FLASH FLOODING CAUSED BY THUNDERSTORMS.  
 
SOURCE...RADAR.  
 
IMPACT...FLASH FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS, URBAN  
AREAS, HIGHWAYS, STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS  
OTHER POOR DRAINAGE AND LOW-LYING AREAS.  
 
* SOME LOCATIONS THAT WILL EXPERIENCE FLASH FLOODING INCLUDE...  
BRIDGEPORT, STAMFORD, NORWALK, DANBURY, MILFORD, SHELTON,  
SOUTHBURY, NEW CANAAN, SHERMAN, NEWTOWN, FAIRFIELD, GREENWICH,  
STRATFORD, TRUMBULL, WESTPORT, RIDGEFIELD, DARIEN, MONROE, BETHEL  
AND WILTON.  
 
PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...  
 
TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN WHEN ENCOUNTERING FLOODED ROADS. MOST FLOOD  
DEATHS OCCUR IN VEHICLES.  
 
BE ESPECIALLY CAUTIOUS AT NIGHT WHEN IT IS HARDER TO RECOGNIZE THE  
DANGERS OF FLOODING.  
 
BE AWARE OF YOUR SURROUNDINGS AND DO NOT DRIVE ON FLOODED ROADS.  
 
PLEASE REPORT OBSERVED FLOODING TO LOCAL EMERGENCY SERVICES OR LAW  
ENFORCEMENT AND REQUEST THEY PASS THIS INFORMATION TO THE NATIONAL  
WEATHER SERVICE WHEN YOU CAN DO SO SAFELY.  
 

 
 
LAT...LON 4110 7372 4120 7347 4131 7355 4154 7353  
4156 7346 4149 7344 4151 7339 4149 7337  
4147 7331 4130 7307 4118 7312 4117 7311  
4118 7310 4115 7309 4114 7315 4116 7317  
4110 7325 4112 7330 4107 7335 4098 7364  
 
FLASH FLOOD...RADAR INDICATED  
EXPECTED RAINFALL...0.75-1 INCH IN 1 HOUR  
 

 
 
FIG  
 
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