Pop-Up Storms Possible Through the Weekend - NBC New York

Pop-Up Storms Possible Through the Weekend

The tri-state area has already been hit with a rare tornado and catastrophic flooding in recent weeks

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    Forecast for Saturday, August 18th

    Meteorologist Janice Huff with your forecast for Saturday, August 18th.

    (Published Friday, Aug. 17, 2018)

    What to Know

    • Intermittent showers are expected to clear into Saturday morning, but pop-up storms are possible in the afternoon and early evening

    • The day will be mostly cloudy and muggy otherwise on Saturday

    • Sunday looks to be the drier day of the weekend and it will be much cooler, but there's still a chance for a few rain drops

    A slow-moving storm continues churn through the tri-state overnight into Saturday, and pop-up storms are possible through the afternoon, Storm Team 4 says. 

    Strong storms began to pulse through parts of the region north and west of the city just before the evening rush Friday, bringing heavy downpours and frequent lightning. Trees were reported down in Mahwah amid severe storm watches and warnings for northern New Jersey and Westchester and Rockland. Click here for the latest weather alerts in your neighborhood. 

    Intermittent showers are expected to clear into Saturday morning, but pop-up storms are possible in the afternoon and early evening. The day will be mostly cloudy and muggy otherwise. 

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    Sunday could be stormy again, but the skies should clear and conditions will improve in the evening, according to Storm Team 4. 

    The threat for more rain and storms continues a punishing weather pattern in the tri-state area in the last couple of weeks. First came a rare tornado that touched down in Queens, ripping apart trees and knocking out power in College Point. Then followed catastrophic flooding in New Jersey that sparked state of emergencies in several Garden State communities.

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