Tue. Dec 7th, 2021

By SÍLE MOLONEY

Major Deegan Expressway is flooded on Thursday, September 2, 2021 due to tropical storm Ida.
Photo by Miriam Quinoñes

The National Weather Service, located on Long Island, issued a flash flood for Southeast New York on Sunday, October 24, including the Bronx, Kings (Brooklyn), New York (Manhattan), Northeast Suffolk, Northern Nassau, Northern Queens, Northern Westchester, Northwest Suffolk, Orange, Putnam, Richmond (Staten Island), Rockland, Southeast Suffolk, Southern Nassau, Southern Queens, Southern Westchester and Southwest Suffolk, which are valid from Monday, October 25th to Tuesday, October 26th.

An identical flood clock has also been issued for the Tri State area.

NYC Citywide Alert regarding a Flash Flood Watch issued Sunday, October 24, 2021.
Source: Announce NYC

From Monday night to Tuesday afternoon, a rapidly evolving low-pressure system south of Long Island
likely to produce heavy rainfall throughout the region. Precipitation totaling 2 to 4 inches, with larger amounts in some local areas, is possible. Precipitation rates can sometimes exceed one inch per hour. Heavy rain can cause areas with flash floods.

New Yorkers are being asked to monitor later forecasts and be prepared to act if flood warnings are issued.

NYC Citywide Alert regarding a Flash Flood Watch issued Sunday, October 24, 2021.
Source: Announce NYC

New York City later issued a Citywide warning Sunday about the potential for flooding in the coming days. Details are attached.

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