Lingering Showers Move Through the Tri-State Overnight - NBC New York

Lingering Showers Move Through the Tri-State Overnight

The entire region should be on the lookout for potential heavy downpours



    Forecast for Saturday, Aug. 18

    Erica Grow's weather forecast for Saturday, Aug. 18.

    (Published Saturday, Aug. 18, 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

    Lingering showers are expected to move through the tri-state area overnight, with rain expected on Sunday. 

    Showers could hit in the afternoon on Sunday, but rain is more likely Sunday morning, according to meteorologist Erica Grow. 

    Sunday afternoon should be cool and cloud, with temperatures in the 70s. Sunshine is expected at the beginning of the week. Monday and Tuesday are likely to see fairly low humidity, with temperatures around 80 degrees. 

    The entire state of New Jersey was under a flash flood watch through Saturday evening, according to the National Weather Service.  Click here for the latest weather alerts in your neighborhood. 

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    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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