Flash flood watch in effect for New York City with drenching rain and thunderstorms in the forecast.Last updated 8:54 PM - 7/12/21 by Xana O’Neill
The severe thunderstorm watch has been *canceled* for NYC.twitter.com
The city is under a severe thunderstorm watch from now until 8 p.m. tonight. Hail and 30+ mph winds are possible, according to the National Weather Service.
Haze and smoke from the wildfires out West are blotting out the sun in the city today. @NWSNewYork has the satellite view 📡twitter.com
Nothing like this predicted for the #UES as of now — but some harsh weather heading for Staten Islandtwitter.com
Dramatic images of the storm rolling in:twitter.com
2 - 3 inches of rain are expected to fall in one hour — making flash floods highly likely, the NWS says
UPDATE: NWS (@nwsnewyork) just reported a *58 mph* wind gust at Newark. #thunderstormwarning
The National Weather Service (@nwsnewyork) says a wind gust of 52 mph was recorded at 2:06p today at Newark Airport
Severe thunderstorms are expected today — from Maryland to Massachusetts, according to the National Weather Service.
A heat advisory will take effect at 11a on Thursday — with real-feel temperatures in the mid- to upper-90s. The advisory extends through Friday PM.
Latest from the National Weather Service:twitter.com
Between 1 and 4 inches of rain are expected in the city today -- prompting a flash flood watch from 2 p.m. ET Monday to 10 a.m. ET on Tuesdaytwitter.com
Isolated thunderstorms and strong wind gusts still remain as #Elsa moves northeasttwitter.com
50 - 65 mph wind gusts are possible for the north fork of Long Island #Elsa #NYCtwitter.com
Harlem River Drive on 6/8:twitter.com
Videos rocketing around social show the severity of flooding on the @NYCTSubway. @PaulleeWR captured this shot of ppl wading through the floodwaters at the 157th Street No. 1 train:twitter.com
Rip current risk is *high* at NYC and Long Island beaches where 7-foot waves are expected: "Anyone visiting the beaches should stay out of the surf," according to @NWSNewYorkNYforecast.weather.gov
Severe flooding and high winds -- including a 78-mph gust overnight in Southern NJ -- are slamming the area as the remnants of Elsa move through the region.
TRAVEL ✈️Flight delays @JFKairport @LGAairport (@EWRairport: check w carrier) 🚆Penn St: Trains delayed bc of switching issues - @NJTRANSIT_NEC. 🚄 @GrandCentralNYC: Delays on @MetroNorth 🚇 No. 6 train: Delayed bc of signal problems #Elsa #UES
Flash flood warning in effect for Manhattan and the Bronx -- with reports of major flooding on parts of the Harlem River Drive & Major Deegan Expresswaytwitter.com
FRIDAY: 🌧️Heaviest rain expected 2 a.m. - 12 p.m. 🌪️Isolated tornado/waterspout possible (Long Island & SE CT) 🌬️35 - 40 mph winds (w/ gusts up to 50) possible on Long Island & SE CT 🌊 High surf (6 - 9 ft) til PM cc @NWSNewYorkNY #Elsa #NYC
TODAY/TONIGHT: 🌧️Rain & t-storms expected tonight 🌪️Isolated tornado possible 🚫Flash flood threat north of NYC 🌬️35 - 40 mph winds (w/ gusts up to 50) possible on Long Island & southeast CT tonight 🌊 High surf (6 - 9 ft) tonight into Friday
Remnants of Tropical Storm #Elsa are expected to pass over the area late tonight -- bringing with it 1 to 3 inches of rain in the city and "dangerous marine conditions" off of Long Island.
LATEST: Severe t-storm warning for all 5 boroughs until 6:30 p.m. tonighttwitter.com
UPDATE: Tropical Storm #Elsa (expected to intensify before making landfall near Tampa tomorrow) could strengthen thunderstorms and wind in the area on Friday....
The region is under a severe thunderstorm warning until 10 p.m. tonight as intense heat returns to scorch the city. (The heat index is expected to near 100 both Tuesday and Wednesday).twitter.com