Rockland County, March 9 — The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Watch through Friday at 6p for Orange, Putnam, Rockland and Westchester Counties.
A developing storm system will slowly track East tonight with the potential for additional heavy rainfall from Thursday into early Friday.
Rainfall amounts of 2 to 3 inches are possible Thursday into early Friday. 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.
Source: National Weather Service, 3/9/2011