STORM WATCH: Heavy rain and wind in NYC may impact Monday AM commute
Programming note: News 12 the Bronx and Brooklyn will begin special Storm Watch coverage early tomorrow morning at 4:30 a.m. We'll show you current conditions to keep you safe and help you get where you need to go during the storm.
Storm Watch Team Meteorologist Hope Osemwenkhae says a flood warning is in effect across all of New York City until Monday afternoon. A total of 2-4 inches of rain is expected through Monday morning.
- WIND ADVISORY is in effect from through 6 a.m. Monday for Brooklyn & Queens. Gusts can reach up to 50mph.
- Thunderstorms are possible tonight with the heaviest rain and strongest gusts between 8-12 a.m. Flash flooding, scattered power outages and downed trees limbs/ branches expected.
- Steady rain continues overnight with gusts up to 35 mph. Rain moves out around 6-7 a.m. Monday morning.
- Potential impacts to the morning commute: Standing water on highways and low-lying communities, river flooding from the Bronx River Parkway, power outages and power lines/ trees blocking roads and damaged.
- Expect a 20 degree drop in temps tonight into Monday morning. A cold gusty wind takes us through Monday with increasing sunshine.
- Drier, colder and breezy into Tuesday. Wind chills in the 20s by Tuesday morning. Quiet and seasonable into Thursday.
OVERNIGHT: STORM WATCH Pockets of downpours, strong to damaging winds. Falling temps. Lows near 43.
MONDAY: STORM WATCH AM rain ending, still gusty and colder. Highs near 45. Lows near 34.
TUESDAY: Freezing start. Brighter with a chilly breeze. Highs near 44. Lows near 36.
WEDNESDAY: Mostly sunny and chilly, less breezy. Highs near 44. Lows near 32.