TRENTON, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — Tornado watches and flash flood warnings have been issued for parts of the Tri-State Area as remnants of Ida blow in with severe weather.
A tornado watch is in effect until 1 a.m. Thursday for New York City, Long Island and Westchester County.
Tornado warnings were issued earlier Wednesday in Manhattan, the Bronx, Suffolk and Westchester counties, but have since expired.
A tornado watch is also in effect until 1 a.m. for Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Passaic and Union counties in New Jersey.
The National Weather Service confirms a tornado touched down in the Burlington area.
This storm is headed towards Trenton now. Please take cover if you are in the warning! https://t.co/1BtcJyvvLC
— NWS Mount Holly (@NWS_MountHolly) September 1, 2021
Another tornado watch is in effect until 1 a.m. for Fairfield, Middlesex, New Haven and New London counties in Connecticut.
A flash flood warning has been issued for New York City and Westchester County until 3 a.m. Thursday, along with Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Passaic and Union counties in New Jersey.
Flash Flood Emergency including Bridgeport CT, New Haven CT, Stamford CT until 12:30 AM EDT pic.twitter.com/FX8ypPT2hr
— NWS New York NY (@NWSNewYorkNY) September 2, 2021
Most of the area will remain under a flash flood watch until 2 p.m. Thursday.
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