A round of severe storms swept into the Tri-State Area Friday evening, bringing hail, lightning, and flooding that left cars submerged in at least one area.
A slower-than-usual hurricane season is expected this year because of an expected El Nino, federal forecasters said Thursday, but they warned that it takes only one storm to wreak havoc and urged Americans to be prepared.
Heavy rains pounded the area and prompted a flash flood warning Friday night, but a sunny weekend was set to follow.
Torrential rain left roads flooded and impassable, caused major traffic and transit delays, and even caused a mudslide Wednesday – and the rain was expected to persist to affect the Thursday morning commute.
Wednesday will mark the last day of the month, and April showers – perhaps even April downpours – will come your way throughout the day.
The National Weather Service has issued “red flag” warning, which indicates a combination of dry fuels and weather conditions could support extreme fire danger and make fire fighting difficult.
The week began with downright summerlike temperatures, but the grip of winter slipped back onto the Tri-State Area late Tuesday.
Snow was falling in several parts of the Tri-State Area Tuesday night, but for most, chilling winds gusting up to 50 mph will make for the most unpleasant conditions.
In his long-range forecast, CBS 2 meteorologist Lonnie Quinn says the Tri-State area is facing a colder-than-average start to spring,
The city issued precautions for more snow Wednesday, but major accumulation was not expected.
A winter weather advisory has been issued between 11 a.m. Saturday and 4 a.m. Sunday for northwest New Jersey, all but the western third of Connecticut, and Nassau County on Long Island.
Students and parents were faced with gusting winds and blowing snow during Thursday’s storm that brought nearly 10 inches of snow to the city.
Forecasters say snow is expected to begin falling Wednesday night and slow the commute into work Thursday.
The latest round of snowfall is expected to begin Wednesday night and last into Thursday night, dumping 6 to 10 inches on New York City, according to the National Weather Service.
Ice and slush have left roads and sidewalks dangerously slippery, and many Tri-State area municipalities have seen their reserves of salt to correct the problems dangerously depleted.