FLOOD WATCH TONIGHT: Heavy Rain and Gusty Wind Tonight, Mon April 18th

Sunday April 17th

The NWS has issued a FREEZE WATCH for tonight. Temps could drop below 30°

Tomorrow night, rain likely, 1 or more inches possible. This could lead to minor urban or poor drainage issues

Monday April 18th

Rain tonight, heavy at times. Winds steady to 25mph with gusts to 40mph. Showers tomorrow with the wind returning in the afternoon, 20mph with 35mph gusts

Rain 1 - 1.5 inches could lead to minor field flooding and road ponding in the usual places

Flood Watch

Monday afternoon, April 18th

The National Weather Service has extended the Flood Watch to include our area tonight from 10pm through tomorrow morning.

The rain forecast has increased to 1 - 2 inches, with periods of heavy rain and local downpours likely tonight. The hazard is excessive runoff causing localized road, field, and small stream flooding.

Gusty winds also remain in the forecast.

From the NWS:

Flood Watch

National Weather Service New York NY
227 PM EDT Mon Apr 18 2022

Western Passaic-Eastern Passaic-Hudson-Western Bergen-Eastern Bergen-
Western Essex-Eastern Essex-Western Union-Eastern Union-Rockland-
Northern Westchester-Southern Westchester-New York (Manhattan)-Bronx-
Richmond (Staten Island)-Kings (Brooklyn)-Northern Queens-Southern
227 PM EDT Mon Apr 18 2022


* WHAT...Flooding caused by excessive rainfall is possible.

* WHERE...Northeast New Jersey and portions of southeast New York,
  including the following areas, in northeast New Jersey, Bergen,
  Essex, Hudson, Passaic, and Union counties. In southeast New York,
  all five boroughs of New York City, and Westchester and Rockland

* WHEN...From 10 PM EDT this evening through Tuesday morning.

* IMPACTS...Excessive runoff may result in flooding of smaller
  rivers, creeks, and streams. Flooding may also occur in urban, low
  lying, and poor drainage areas.

  - Low pressure moving up the Mid Atlantic coast toward New York
    City will produce heavy rain from late evening into the
    overnight hours tonight. Rainfall of 1.5 to 2 inches is
    likely, with rainfall rates of 1/4 to 1/2 inch for several
    hours possible during the time of heaviest rain.
  - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood


You should monitor later forecasts and be alert for possible Flood
Warnings. Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared
to take action should flooding develop.

My lawn is barely dry from last week's rains. downer

Thanks Max.  

How much rain did we get?  Somehow we managed to sleep through the night, but the water flow through our yard makes me curious.

krnl said:

Thanks Max.  

How much rain did we get?  Somehow we managed to sleep through the night, but the water flow through our yard makes me curious.

About an inch and a half

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