What to Know
- Damaging winds and heavy rain, together with frequent lightning, thrashed a lot of the tri-state space late Monday afternoon and into the night hours, flooding roads
- A harmful stretch of warmth grips the tri-state space beginning Tuesday, sending temperatures into the 90s. They’re anticipated to remain there for a stable week
- It’s going to really feel extra like 100 for a lot of the week due to excessive humidity; NYC’s common variety of days above 90 levels in July is 11, 5 days greater than the present complete this 12 months.
A extreme line of storms triggered a bevy of flash flood and thunderstorm warnings from New York Metropolis to the Jersey Shore and Connecticut’s Fairfield County Monday with flash floods impacting commutes for a lot of all through the tri-state, earlier than yet one more warmth wave kicks off on Tuesday.
Extreme thunderstorm warnings had been in impact for Manhattan, Queens, the Bronx, Lengthy Island, Westchester and Rockland counties in New York in addition to most of northern New Jersey and Connecticut’s Fairfield County into the early night. Flash flood warnings had been issued for Manhattan, the Bronx, Lengthy Island Westchester, Fairfield and Bergen counties.
And the risk would not finish there. A extreme thunderstorm watch stays in impact for your complete tri-state aside from Lengthy Island’s Suffolk County till 10 p.m. Verify the newest extreme climate alerts.
Damaging winds and heavy rain thrashed a lot of the tri-state space late Monday afternoon, together with New York Metropolis.
The primary half of the day stayed quiet for some and jolted others, with a fast line of highly effective storms dumping an inch of water in elements of New Jersey by 8 a.m. Because the day wore on, widespread showers fell elsewhere, with flash floods leaving greater than 5 inches of rain, in line with radar estimates, in elements of New Jersey’s Bergen and New York’s Westchester counties by the early afternoon. Within the space round Buy and Mount Nice, in Westchester County, as much as eight inches of rain could have fallen, radar confirmed.
A number of roads needed to be closed and excessive water rescues had been stated to be underway. New Jersey’s Bergen County had a slew of highway closures attributable to streets being inundated by the rain, some the place automobiles had been virtually solely submerged and other people needed to ditch their automobiles, climbing out of the home windows to flee. Within the metropolis, the rain led to an enormous sinkhole opening up on Radcliffe Avenue within the Morris Park neighborhood, making the highway impassable. A while later, a white work van was swallowed by the increasing gap.
Mass transit choices had been additionally impacted by the rain, together with within the metropolis, the place A trains had been weren’t working between 168th Road and Inwood-207th Road within the Bronx for a while, whereas crews labored to take away water from the tracks close to Dyckman Road. C trains had been additionally impacted by the flooding. Video from inside an MTA bus within the Bronx confirmed water pouring in from the rear door with riders on board, as the road had flooded.
The Pascack Valley Line, in addition to the Morris and Essex Line, for NJ Transit reported delays of no less than half-hour. On Metro-North, delays of as much as 70 minutes had been reported on the New Haven and Harlem traces at Grand Central after a flooding situation within the Bronx.
The afternoon system offered a good higher likelihood than the morning one in all producing robust straight-line winds together with flooding downpours and remoted tornadoes. Massive hail is not anticipated.
The danger for extra widespread storm exercise will increase as a chilly entrance strikes nearer, that means the prime window for climate hazards will proceed by Monday night. Verify all of your key commute sources right here.
Whereas tornadoes aren’t seemingly, the Nationwide Climate Service says the danger exists throughout elements of the Mid-Atlantic into southwest New England. A flurry of particular climate statements and marine warnings associated to robust winds had been issued throughout a swath of Lengthy Island, Connecticut and New York Metropolis early Monday afternoon, with the tough climate nonetheless forward.
Storms ought to weaken as they head east of New York Metropolis and will clear altogether by midnight. This is a take a look at the newest potential risk breakdown throughout the tri-state space.
Tri-State Twister Danger for Monday
Tri-State Harmful Winds Danger
Tri-State Flood Menace for Monday
Potential Rainfall Totals By Monday
After the Rain
As soon as the rain is finished, the warmth arrives and sticks round properly previous its welcome.
A harmful stretch of warmth grips the tri-state space beginning Tuesday, sending temperatures into the 90s. They’re anticipated to remain there for a stable week, which might be perilous for particularly weak folks and pets.
Whereas Tuesday can be scorching, it can seemingly be essentially the most comfy day for some time, as humidity will stay low. It’s going to really feel nearer to 100 levels for a lot of the latter half of the week as soon as the humidity comes storming again on Wednesday.
New York Metropolis’s common variety of days above 90 levels in July is 11, 5 days greater than the present complete this 12 months.
New York Metropolis had its official warmth wave of the summer season final week, with Thursday being the third straight day within the metropolis the place temperatures hit 90 levels or above. Stay with Storm Team 4 for the latest on Monday’s threats.
Monitor any approaching climate utilizing our interactive radar beneath.