Severe Thunderstorm Watches Issued in Tri-State

By Storm Team 4
|  Monday, Nov 18, 2013  |  Updated 6:14 AM EDT
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Chris Cimno's forecast for Monday, November 18.

Chris Cimno's forecast for Monday, November 18.

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Severe thunderstorm watches have been issued for much of the tri-state as a fast-moving weather system that battered the Midwest Sunday moves over the area.

The system was expected to bring thunderstorms, wind gusts up to 70 miles per hour and steady rain, but there were no reports of severe weather in the area as of 6 a.m.

The storm wreaked havoc in the Midwest Sunday, causing multiple tornadoes that ripped through towns in several states, killing 6 and injuring dozens more. The storm has diminished in strength considerably since then.

MORE: 6 Dead, 54 Injured as Tornadoes Rip Through Illinois

The watch, issued by the National Weather service, is in effect until 8 a.m. in the lower Hudson Valley, New York City, Long Island and southern Connecticut. A similar advisory is in effect for New Jersey until 7 a.m.

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Temperatures will be mild Monday, but turn colder by Monday night into Tuesday.

Below are your forecasts through Friday.

TOMORROW: Early heavy rain, then mostly sunny, breezy and mild. Colder at night.
HIGH: 67
TUESDAY: Mostly sunny, breezy and much cooler
HIGH: 48
WEDNESDAY: Mostly sunny and chilly.
HIGH: 47

THURSDAY: Partly sunny cool.
HIGH: 49

FRIDAY: Mostly cloudy and cool.
HIGH: 50

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