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  • Special Weather Statement for Putnam County, New York
  • Special Weather Statement issued October 22 at 9:19PM EDT by NWS
  • Effective: Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 9:19 p.m.
  • Expires: Wednesday, October 22, 2014 at 10:15 p.m.
  • ...STRONG THUNDERSTORMS WILL IMPACT SUFFOLK AND EASTERN NASSAU
    COUNTIES...
    AT 916 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR WAS TRACKING
    STRONG THUNDERSTORMS ALONG A LINE EXTENDING FROM 9 MILES SOUTH OF
    BRANFORD TO CENTER MORICHES TO SHINNECOCK HILLS TO EAST
    HAMPTON...AND MOVING WEST AT 50 MPH.
    PEOPLE IN SUFFOLK AND EASTERN NASSAU COUNTIES...INCLUDING
    WESTHAMPTON...BRIDGEHAMPTON...EAST HAMPTON...SHINNECOCK
    HILLS...MASTIC BEACH...MANORVILLE...DAVIS PARK...CENTER
    MORICHES...SAG HARBOR AND RIVERHEAD...SHOULD MONITOR THE WEATHER
    SITUATION CLOSELY. LISTEN FOR POSSIBLE WARNINGS AND BE PREPARED TO
    TAKE APPROPRIATE ACTION SHOULD SEVERE WEATHER THREATEN.
    GUSTY WINDS UP TO 50 MPH ARE EXPECTED WITH THESE STORMS. IN
    ADDITION...VERY HEAVY RAIN...WITH RAINFALL RATES OF UP TO ONE TO ONE
    AND ONE HALF INCHES AN HOUR...IS OCCURRING WITH THESE STORMS. THIS
    COULD CAUSE PONDING OF WATER ON ROADWAYS... AND MINOR FLOODING OF
    POOR DRAINAGE AREAS.
    LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURES NUMBER ONE KILLERS. REMEMBER...IF YOU CAN
    HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. MOVE
    TO SAFE SHELTER IMMEDIATELY.