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Severe Thunderstorms Tear Through Tri-State Area

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    The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for New York City and parts of New Jersey. (Published Saturday, May 11, 2013)

    Severe thunderstorms tore through much of the tri-state area Saturday afternoon, bringing heavy downpours, lightning and strong winds.

    The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning for New York City and parts of New Jersey until 4 p.m. People were advised to move indoors because of continuous cloud-to-ground lightning. 

    A flood advisory was also issued for New York City until 4:15 p.m.  

    As a cold front moved through Saturday evening, the chance of rain diminished. The region should see a partial clearing after midnight. 

    Early Morning Forecast for Saturday, May 11

    [NY] Early Morning Forecast for Saturday, May 11
    Raphael Miranda's forecast for Saturday, May 11.
    (Published Saturday, May 11, 2013)

    Better weather is expected for Mother's Day Sunday, with sunny and windy conditions and a high of 69. 

    Next week should start off on a cooler note, with highs in the upper 50s on Monday and low 60s on Tuesday. 

    Here are your forecasts through next Wednesday:

    TODAY: On and off showers and thunderstorms.

    HIGH: 74

    TONIGHT: An early shower/storm, then partial clearing. Patchy fog.

    LOW: 57

    TOMORROW (Mother’s Day): Mostly sunny and windy. 

    HIGH: 69

    MONDAY: Mostly sunny, breezy and cool.

    HIGH: 58

    TUESDAY: Partly Sunny.

    HIGH: 61

    WEDNESDAY: Increasing cloudiness with a shower at night.

    HIGH: 66