National Weather Service Issues Severe Thunderstorm Watch And Warning For Parts Of NYC & NJ


Even after these intense storms we’ve seen thus far this month, the climate simply retains raging Saturday as a thunderstorm warning and watch have been issued for components of New York Metropolis and New Jersey.

The warning by the Nationwide Climate Service is anticipated to final via 3:30p.m. for New York Metropolis and three:45 p.m. for New Jersey, however Thunderstorm Watch is anticipated to final till 11p.m. for many of the East Coast. On high of thunderstorm watches and warnings, components of New Jersey are additionally beneath a Flash Flood Warning till 4:15p.m. and Flood Advisory till 11 p.m. Saturday. There was additionally a Twister Warning issued for Staten Island till 3:45 p.m.

The extreme thunderstorm warning was issued for components of japanese New Jersey, together with components of Manhattan, together with the Decrease East Facet, SoHo, the East Village, Midtown, and the Higher West Facet. The storm made itself recognized over at Newark Airport round 2pm, the place wind gusts have been recorded at 52 m.p.h. The NWS additionally warned of pea- to quarter-size hail within the area.

The NWS warned New Yorkers to “take shelter” because the storm moved throughout the area, recommending in addition they “transfer to an inside room on the bottom flooring of a constructing.”

NWS had tracked the trail of the storm hours earlier than it hit NYC.

The NWS additionally issued a warmth advisory that’ll final via 8p.m. Saturday.