Dangerous thunderstorms, heavy hail, high winds and even a potential tornado are expected. for Officials said Monday night commuting was dangerous.
The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning. in effect for New York and boroughs north and east until 20:00 Monday.
“First of all, the threat of destructive wind is what we really concerned oh potentially gusts up up to 60 mph with these thunderstorms,” said Dominic Ramunny, a meteorologist. with National Weather Service.
there is a small chance of tornado, however more probably in parts of According to Ramunni, northern New Jersey and the lower Hudson Valley.
“His one of the dangers we cannot rule out with this type of weather,” he said.
Or way Ramunni called for caution when traveling this afternoon.
“We’ll have a line of thunderstorms move through with a few heavy thunderstorms built into it,” he said. “It’s going to be a very confusing situation.”
Office in New York of The Office of Emergency Management warned New Yorkers on viewpoint for further warnings and said power interruptions may be possible. city It has also issued a travel recommendation for evening rush.
As long as there is chance of localized flooding, Rumunni said he expected the storm move quickly, without dumping large amounts of rain, with accumulation of less than an inch.
This story will updated as new information appears.