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Flash flood warning issued for parts of Brooklyn, Queens, Nassau County

Posted at 1:17 PM, Aug 12, 2018
and last updated 2018-08-12 15:00:21-04

A flash flood warning is in effect in Brooklyn until 3:45 p.m.

A flash flood warning ended at 3 p.m in Queens and 2:30 p.m. in Nassau County.

Downpours have developed and rainfall rates in some areas are well over 1 to 2 inches per hour.

The National Weather Service recommends you follow the following flash flood safety tips:

  • Do not drive in flooded roads
  • Do not drive through flowing water
  • Follow a ‘turn around, don’t drown’ approach in flooded areas
  • Do not try to walk, swim, or play in flood waters

For more tips click here.

PIX11’s Michael Leona contributed to this report.