What to Know
Flooding and up to two inches of rain is possible in parts of the tri-state by Tuesday afternoon, Storm Team 4 says
Gusty winds from the south will push up milder weather, bringing the temperatures up to the 50s
It gets colder again to end the work work, but the weekend looks to be another mild one with sunshine in the sky, too
Punishing winds and buckets of rain rolled in on the tri-state Tuesday, dampening an otherwise springlike day for much of the region.
Heavy rain fell throughout the region Tuesday, but forecasters said the skies were beginning to clear by the mid afternoon. A flood watch is in effect for Ulster and Dutchess counties through Wednesday morning. Click here for all weather alerts and click here to track the rain with the radar.
Low clouds and patches of dense fog lingered through the morning, but the temperatures soared into the upper 50s. Showers began in the morning rush, but the heaviest will hold out until around lunch time.
Gusty winds strengthened throughout the day and will push milder air into the region. Tuesday’s high in New York City flirted with 60 degrees, as a few rumbles of thunder could be heard from the storms.
Wednesday will be breezy and cool with mostly sunny skies. The tri-state ends the work week with plenty of sunshine, however, temperatures will dip back down to the 30s.
The weekend looks to be warm again with highs in the 50s, but with a small chance for showers on Sunday.