Showers Push Out After Strong Storms Swoop Into New York, Threatening Torrential Rain and Flooding - NBC New York

Showers Push Out After Strong Storms Swoop Into New York, Threatening Torrential Rain and Flooding

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    Latest Forecast From Storm Team 4

    Latest Forecast From Storm Team 4 (Published Monday, April 22, 2019)

    What to Know

    • Some light rain fell on the city Monday night after a line of thunderstorms moved in during the afternoon

    • Sunshine returns on Tuesday, with unseasonably warm temperatures taking us well into the 70s

    • Clouds and some sprinkles are possible overnight Tuesday into Wednesday, but for the most part we're expected to stay dry through midweek

    Light rain fell on the city and the surrounding area Monday night after a line of strong thunderstorms moved in during the afternoon, bringing torrential rain and threatening flooding for hours. 

    Pop-up showers hit the city, where Brooklyn and Queens experienced moderate rain at various points during the day, but Suffolk County was walloped later.

    By around 8 p.m., showers had moved past New Jersey, but the city was still experiencing some lingering showers, according to Storm Team 4. The showers pushed out before midnight. 

    The National Weather Service issued a special weather statement for Suffolk and central Nassau counties warning of downpours, lightning and potential winds in excess of 30 mph through mid-afternoon. 

    A flood advisory was issued for Suffolk County, though Storm Team 4 said any flooding was expected to be minor. Check the latest severe weather alerts for your neighborhood here, and track the rain using our interactive radar below. 

    Sunshine is expected to return on Tuesday, with unseasonably warm temperatures taking us well into the 70s. Clouds and even a few sprinkles are possible overnight Tuesday leading into Wednesday, but most of the region should stay pretty dry through the middle of the week.

    Concerned about your commute? You can always stay on top of your ride with info from all your key transit sources below (remember to scroll down). 

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