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Heavy Rains, Local Flooding Expected This Weekend

Monitor forecasts, the NWS says; be alert for flood warnings.

Patch file photo
Patch file photo
With heavy rains expected to set over the region overnight, the National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch for Putnam, Rockland and Westchester counties. 

The watch goes into effect at 12:01AM March 30 and is set through Sunday evening.

The steady rain will begin moving in by Saturday afternoon, with the heaviest precipitation expected to fall Saturday night into Sunday morning.

Rainfall of 2 to 3 inches, and locally up to 4 inches, could cause flooding of small streams, as well as significant urban and poor drainage flooding.

"Those living in areas prone to flooding should be prepared to take action should flooding develop," National Weather Service meteorologists said. 
Marcos Mess March 30, 2014 at 12:54 PM
is this picture from yesterday????
Lanning Taliaferro March 30, 2014 at 12:56 PM
No that's a Patch file photo from Rockland County.
willie 6 March 31, 2014 at 07:42 AM
Why can't the Patch IDENTIFY the photo and the date. i thought the exact same thing. LETS GET WITH IT PATCH !
jo March 31, 2014 at 03:21 PM
the Patch is a lost cause.. a great idea that went kaput

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