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Wet Weather Makes For Messy Travel Day In The Tri-State

(credit: AccuWeather)

(credit: AccuWeather)

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NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – It’s the busiest travel day of the year, but it seems Mother Nature didn’t get the memo.

Some areas have already seen an inch or two of rain. Forecasters say the heavier rain this morning will taper off in the  afternoon, but it will get increasingly windy as the day goes on.

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There are also flood watches, warnings and advisories throughout the Tri-State area.

Flash flood watches are in effect for New Jersey. The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for Sussex, Warren, Morris, Hunterdon and Somerset counties until 11:45 a.m. Parts of the state could see up to two to three inches of rain.

Temperatures will get up to the upper 50s today. Tonight, the skies are expected to clear out but it will be cold with temperatures dropping down to around 38 degrees.

If you’re worried about the weather on Thanksgiving, it looks like conditions will brighten up Thursday.

Forecasters are calling for a nice afternoon with sunshine, high around 53 degrees.