NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Severe weather caused flooding, cut power, and took down trees around the area Thursday
Trees came down in numerous parts of Queens, including the Bayside, Bay Terrace, and Whitestone. As 1010 WINS’ Al Jones reported, a pair of pin oak trees collapsed and brought down wires on 216th Street in Bay Terrace.READ MORE: Human Remains Discovered In Southern California Identified As Missing New Jersey Woman Lauren Cho
The sky was pitch black, and as Linda Mariacher said, there was an eerie calm.
“As soon as the wind started, within seconds it, it was scary. We were standing at the window and I’m like alright, let’s back up,” she said.