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Flood Watch
Release Date: March 09, 2011

Good morning.
 
The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a Flood Watch for the region from Thursday morning through Friday morning.
 
·         RAINFALL AMOUNTS OF 2 TO 4 INCHES ARE POSSIBLE THURSDAY INTO EARLY FRIDAY.
Storm total Precipitation forecast: http://www.erh.noaa.gov/er/okx/StormTotalPrecip/StormTotalQPFFcst.png
 
·         DUE TO THE RECENT HEAVY RAINFALL...MANY RIVERS AND STREAMS ARE AT HIGH LEVELS. THIS COMBINED WITH SATURATED SOIL WILL RESULT IN HIGH RUNOFF RATES WITH THE POTENTIAL FOR MODERATE TO MAJOR FLOODING. THIS IS A POTENTIALLY DANGEROUS SITUATION.
 
 
NWS Forecast for White Plains:
 
Today: Mostly cloudy, with a high near 41. East wind between 9 and 13 mph.

Tonight: Rain likely, mainly after 2am. Cloudy, with a low around 33. East wind between 8 and 10 mph. New rainfall amounts of less than a tenth of an inch possible.

Thursday: Rain. High near 46. East wind between 9 and 11 mph. New rainfall amounts between a half and three quarters of an inch possible.

Thursday Night: Rain. Low around 42. East wind between 10 and 13 mph. New rainfall amounts between 1 and 2 inches possible.

Friday: Rain likely, mainly before 1pm. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 56. East wind 7 to 9 mph becoming west. New rainfall amounts between a tenth and quarter of an inch possible.

Friday Night: A slight chance of showers before midnight. Partly cloudy, with a low around 33. Chance of precipitation is 20%.

Saturday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 52.
 
 
 
 
Joseph J. DeCarlo
Chief of Police
Town of Greenburgh
White Plains, N.Y. 10607
 
phone    (914) 682-5340
fax         (914) 682-5342
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