New York

Flash Flood Watch Cancelled for NYC, NJ, Long Island as Powerful Storms Move South of Region

What to Know

  • The brunt of rainy storms moved south of New York City, sparing much of the tri-state
  • A flash flood watch issued for much of the region, including New York City, was cancelled Monday evening
  • The storm system moves out later Monday night, giving way to a gorgeous stretch of weather, forecasters say

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A storm packing heavy rain soaked much of the New York area on Monday, but the brunt of the storm moved south of the city, sparing most of the tri-state from the heaviest rain, Storm Team 4 says. 

A flash flood watch for New York City, Long Island and much of New Jersey was cancelled as the storm moved south of the region, according to the National Weather Service, which had predicted as much as 2 inches of rain by Tuesday morning. 

Most of the storm was tracking south of New York City Monday evening, as rain continued to trick over the five boroughs and surrounding suburbs. 

Light rain is expected through midnight, with a patchy drizzle in some places overnight. See the latest severe weather alerts here. 

The system moved out Monday night, leading to a bright and breezy Tuesday, with high temperatures returning to the 80s. Tuesday is expected to kick off a gorgeous stretch of weather, with highs in the low 80s.

Rain could return late Friday with more impacting the area early next week beginning on Sunday.

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