National Weather Service
Consolidated Edison of New York has reinstated health insurance for 8,500 locked-out New York utility workers. Union spokesman John Melia said that the company “bowed to public pressure” in reinstating the health insurance.
Forecasters are calling for Saturday to be very hot and humid with highs in New York City expected to near 100 degrees with heat indexes reaching 105 to 110 degrees.
In the midst of the second extreme heat wave of the summer, some relief could be on the way in the form of rain. But that rain could potentially be dangerous.
The Tri-state area is drying out after a slow-moving coastal storm delivered much-needed rain to the region.
The National Weather Service said that Suffolk County and eastern Nassau County are experiencing severe drought conditions. And no soaking rainfall is in the forecast in the near future.
Forecasters are calling for some snow this morning and there could be another snow shower later today and early tonight, but temperatures are expected to hit a high of 41 degrees.
A wind advisory has been issued for Connecticut until midnight Friday. Southwest winds are forecast to remain strong through the afternoon and into this evening with gusts to 50 mph at times.
It looks like parts of the Tri-State area will be in for some wicked winds into Wednesday morning.
There is flooding and power outages in parts of the Tri-State after heavy rain and some snow moved through the area Wednesday night.
Starting Saturday afternoon, a wintry mix is expected to hit the Tri-State Area.
The National Weather Service has issued a flood watch for the entire state through Saturday afternoon.
Sandbags are in place in Suffern where the Mahwah River is rising again, inching closer to basements where sump pumps are still warm from last week’s flood.
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Northern Westchester, Rockland, Putnam Counties Under Flood Watch; New FEMA Center Opens In White Plains
The National Weather Service says an additional inch of rain is expected to fall Wednesday morning and that flooding along roads and low-lying areas may occur.
A tornado that caused property damage near the state capital, Albany, was spawned in a string of violent thunderstorms a week after Tropical Storm Irene brought destructive flooding to the region.
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