Weather: Wind wallops Brooklyn, Joaquin heads east

The East Coast is breathing a sigh of relief as Hurricane Joaquin tracks far east of the seaboard, but parts of the city are still

Here is the latest weather forecast in your area.

Here is the latest weather forecast in your area. (2:44 PM)

BROOKLYN - The East Coast is breathing a sigh of relief as Hurricane Joaquin tracks far east of the seaboard, but parts of the city are still dealing with the effects of a separate coastal storm.

The rain is tapering off in the area, but strong winds will remain today with gusts of 15 to 35 mph. Flooding is also a concern in low-lying coastal areas.

Spotty showers could still hit through Saturday afternoon, and the wind and cloudy skies will remain in place. Temperatures will be in the mid- to low-50s today.

Sunday will be mostly cloudy with highs in the low 60s. Monday will be partly sunny and breezy with highs in the mid-60s.

Hurricane Joaquin, meanwhile, caused some damage in the Bahamas before heading out east to sea. Roofs were damaged and trees were uprooted, and a cargo ship remains unaccounted for. The Coast Guard is searching for the ship, which had 33 crew members aboard, including 28 Americans.

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