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New Line Of Severe Storms Accompanying Cold Front Will Bring Change In Weather Pattern: Timing New Line Of Severe Storms Accompanying Cold Front Will Bring Change In Weather Pattern: Timing
New Line Of Severe Storms Accompanying Cold Front Will Bring Change In Weather Pattern: Timing The final day of a steamy stretch of hot, humid weather with heat index values around 100 degrees will be capped off by a line of severe thunderstorms accompanying a cold front. The time frame for the newest severe system is from the middle of the afternoon into the middle of the night on Wednesday, July 17, with the most organized storms expected early in the evening. Dangerous storms that moved from west to east in the afternoon and evening on Tuesday, July 16, prompted New York Gov. Kathy Hochul to declare a State of Emergency with more than 105,000 without power, mainly in central and n…
New Rounds Of Storms Headed To Region Before Much-Awaited Change In Weather Pattern New Rounds Of Storms Headed To Region Before Much-Awaited Change In Weather Pattern
New Rounds Of Storms Headed To Region Before Much-Awaited Change In Weather Pattern Separate rounds of thunderstorms with heavy downpours are possible through the end of the week before a change in the weather pattern will finally bring drier, less humid air. According to the National Weather Service, investigations are underway in parts of upstate New York and northern New England after possible tornadic activity occurred during a storm system on Wednesday, July 10, fueled by the remnants of Beryl. Thursday, July 11 will become partly to mostly sunny after a cloudy start to the day with lingering showers pushing east. The high temperature will be in the upper 80s. It sho…
Tropical Storm Beryl Expected To Make Landfall In US As Hurricane, Then Track North: Timing Tropical Storm Beryl Expected To Make Landfall In US As Hurricane, Then Track North: Timing
Tropical Storm Beryl Expected To Make Landfall In US As Hurricane, Then Track North: Timing The second named storm of the 2024 hurricane season is projected to trek north through the US this coming week. According to the National Hurricane Center, Tropical Storm Beryl, which is now churning in the Gulf of Mexico, is predicted to make landfall in south Texas as a hurricane on Monday morning, July 8. Beryl strengthened to Category 5 hurricane status last week before making its first landfall—over the island of Carriacou in Grenada. "Beryl could stall over Texas, which may result in excessive rainfall and widespread, major flooding in some areas early week," AccuWeather says. Some …
First Named Storm Of 2024 Hurricane Season Forms: Meet Alberto First Named Storm Of 2024 Hurricane Season Forms: Meet Alberto
First Named Storm Of 2024 Hurricane Season Forms: Meet Alberto What could be one of the most active hurricane seasons ever now has its first named storm. Tropical Storm Alberto formed late Wednesday morning, June 19 as it moved across the western Gulf of Mexico. Heavy rain, coastal flooding, and gusty winds are forecast along the coasts of Texas and northeastern Mexico through Thursday, June 20. Tropical Storm Warnings have been issued in those areas. It could make landfall, probably in Mexico, Thursday night. Up to 12 inches of rainfall is possible in parts of northern Mexico. In late May, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) forec…
Sea Lion Briefly Escapes From Central Park Zoo During Rainstorm Sea Lion Briefly Escapes From Central Park Zoo During Rainstorm
Sea Lion Briefly Escapes From Central Park Zoo During Rainstorm Record-breaking rainfall from a slow-moving coastal storm system resulted in dangerous flooding and travel nightmares in and around New York City on Friday, Sept. 29. But it proved to be an opportunity for a rogue sea lion named Sally, who was able to briefly escape from her enclosure at the 6.5-acre Central Park Zoo in midtown Manhattan, where around 6 inches of rain fell in less than 24 hours. "A female sea lion at Central Park Zoo was able to swim out of her pool due to flooding of the plaza caused by severe rains in New York City today," Jim Breheny, director of the Bronx Zoo …
Record-Breaking Rainfall: These Are Highest Totals From Severe Storm, 5-Day Forecast Record-Breaking Rainfall: These Are Highest Totals From Severe Storm, 5-Day Forecast
Record-Breaking Rainfall: These Are Highest Totals From Severe Storm, 5-Day Forecast Parts of the Northeast, mainly in and around New York City, saw their highest single-day rainfall totals in decades from a potent coastal storm system that will finally make its way out of the region on Saturday afternoon, Sept. 30. In the hardest-hit areas, water levels are decreasing but may take until early Saturday afternoon to drop below flood stage, the National Weather Service said. The highest rainfall total reported on Friday, Sept. 29 is on Long Island: 9.1 inches in Valley Stream. Just a few miles due west, John F. Kennedy Airport in Queens saw 8.65 inches, b…
Flash Flood Risk: Storm System With Heavy Downpours Sweeping Through Region Flash Flood Risk: Storm System With Heavy Downpours Sweeping Through Region
Flash Flood Risk: Storm System With Heavy Downpours Sweeping Through Region Localized flash flooding is possible as a cold front with heavy downpours and embedded thunderstorms moves through the region. For a look at a radar image of the region at about 7:30 a.m. Friday, Aug. 25, see the first image above. Friday will be mostly cloudy and humid throughout the day with a high temperature in the mid-70s.  There will be showers and spotty storms during the morning with a chance of more isolated storms during the day and at night. About an inch of rainfall is expected into Friday evening, with locally higher amounts. After the system pushes through, a main…
Severe Weather: Multiple Rounds Of Storms Will Bring Strong Winds, Flooding, Possible Tornadoes Severe Weather: Multiple Rounds Of Storms Will Bring Strong Winds, Flooding, Possible Tornadoes
Severe Weather: Multiple Rounds Of Storms Will Bring Strong Winds, Flooding, Possible Tornadoes A frontal system bringing multiple rounds of showers and thunderstorms with damaging wind gusts to the area will bring both a flash flood and severe weather threat, according to the National Weather Service. Storm activity will continue at times throughout the day on Monday, Aug. 7 into Tuesday, Aug. 8. A brief tornado is possible, the weather service noted in a Hazardous Weather Outlook statement issued early Monday morning. "Excessive runoff may result in flashier small streams, rivers, and creeks rising out of their banks," the National Weather Service said. Widespr…
Tornado Watch Issued For Connecticut, With 60 MPH Wind Gusts, Hail Also Possible Tornado Watch Issued For Connecticut, With 60 MPH Wind Gusts, Hail Also Possible
Tornado Watch Issued For Connecticut, With 60 MPH Wind Gusts, Hail Also Possible As a slow-moving storm system barrels through the Northeast, a Tornado Watch has now been issued for much of the region until 3 p.m. Sunday, July 16. It includes parts of southeastern New York -- Long Island, as well as Westchester, and Putnam counties -- as well as all eight counties in Connecticut, and the following counties in Massachusetts: Berkshire, Essex, Franklin, Hampden, Hampshire, Middlesex, and Worcester. A look at all areas under the watch, also including parts of Rhode Island, New Hampshire, and Maine, is marked in yellow in the image above from the National Weather Service. …
Wet Mess: Here's Timing For New Round Of Storms That Will Redevelop In Region Wet Mess: Here's Timing For New Round Of Storms That Will Redevelop In Region
Wet Mess: Here's Timing For New Round Of Storms That Will Redevelop In Region New separate rounds of thunderstorms will mark a damp and dreary weekend amid a rainy, unsettled stretch of weather that will linger into next week. Showers and scattered storms with moderate to heavy downpours that arrived overnight will taper off from south to north late Saturday morning, June 24 with a warm front passing, according to the National Weather Service. A new round of storms will redevelop Saturday afternoon and evening, particularly for interior areas. High temperatures are expected to be a bit cooler than normal levels thanks to ample cloud cover, the National Weather Servi…
Weekend Washout? Rounds Of Storms Taking Aim On Region: Here's Timing Weekend Washout? Rounds Of Storms Taking Aim On Region: Here's Timing
Weekend Washout? Rounds Of Storms Taking Aim On Region: Here's Timing The arrival of an unsettled weather pattern will bring the possibility of thunderstorms stretching into early next week. It will be warmer and more humid Friday, June 23 with a high temperature ranging from the mid to upper 70s, and showers likely at times throughout the day and evening. Scattered thunderstorms will arrive mid-afternoon, lasting through the evening, as a warm front passes through the region, according to the National Weather Service. About three-quarters of an inch of rainfall is possible Friday. Look for more of the same on Saturday, June 24, and Sunday, J…
Start Of Summer Will Be Followed By Change In Weather Pattern: 5-Day Forecast Start Of Summer Will Be Followed By Change In Weather Pattern: 5-Day Forecast
Start Of Summer Will Be Followed By Change In Weather Pattern: 5-Day Forecast The start of summer will be followed by a change in the weather pattern that will last through the weekend. The summer solstice occurs at 10:57 a.m. Wednesday, June 21, marking the official start of the season. High pressure will bring largely dry and seasonable weather to the region, according to the National Weather Service.  High temperatures Wednesday will range from the low 70s along the coast to mid to upper 70s inland with partly sunny skies. Then a prolonged period of unsettled weather arrives Wednesday evening into Thursday, June 22, and continues through early next week. R…
Line Of Storms, Some Severe, Sweeping Through Region Line Of Storms, Some Severe, Sweeping Through Region
Line Of Storms, Some Severe, Sweeping Through Region A line of thunderstorms, some severe, is sweeping through the region from west to east. Storm activity first began in northern New Jersey at around 1:30 p.m. Friday, June 16. As of around 2:30 p.m., most of the more powerful storms have been in areas farthest south, with showers falling throughout much of the entire region. (See the satellite image above.) Storms are expected to become more widespread and affect this part of the region later in the afternoon Friday. Showers and storms will continue at times through the evening on Friday. About to around three-quarters of an inch of rainfa…
Showers, Storms To Return, But Will They Hang Around On Father's Day? Showers, Storms To Return, But Will They Hang Around On Father's Day?
Showers, Storms To Return, But Will They Hang Around On Father's Day? Father's Day Weekend won't be a complete washout, but it will be marked by the return of an unsettled weather pattern. After a wet and stormy day, Thursday, June 15 will be the pick of the week, with mostly sunny skies and a high temperature ranging from the upper 70s to lower 80s. But the pleasant weather won't last long. Friday, June 16 will be mainly cloudy with showers likely to arrive in the middle of the afternoon on a day in which the high temperature will be in the mid 70s. Thunderstorms will become possible from the late afternoon through the evening, into the early morning&…
New Stronger System Will Bring Scattered Thunderstorms With Gusty Winds: Here's Timing New Stronger System Will Bring Scattered Thunderstorms With Gusty Winds: Here's Timing
New Stronger System Will Bring Scattered Thunderstorms With Gusty Winds: Here's Timing A second, stronger storm system of the weekend will bring scattered thunderstorms and gusty winds to the region. Sunday morning, April 30 started off with scattered rain showers and areas of dense fog following a wet, windy day on Saturday, April 29 which brought a widespread 1 to 2 inches of rainfall, the National Weather Service said. The next storm system will arrive from west to east starting at around midday Sunday and last through Sunday night. It's expected to have more substantial rain and wind than the first storm system on Saturday, according to AccuWeather.com. In addi…
Scattered Storms With Heavy Rain, Gusty Winds On Track For Region: Here's Latest Scattered Storms With Heavy Rain, Gusty Winds On Track For Region: Here's Latest
Scattered Storms With Heavy Rain, Gusty Winds On Track For Region: Here's Latest A potent cold front will bring scattered, strong thunderstorms with heavy rain, and gusty winds to the region overnight. Mostly cloudy skies and patchy fog on Saturday morning, April 22 will give way to breaks of sunshine during the afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.  Temperatures will be mild, topping out in the mid-60s. Widespread showers and isolated thunderstorms gradually move in from west to east during the evening. It will become breezy as well. Some of the storms could produce heavy rainfall.  Rain will continue until around noon on Sunday, April …
Storm Watch: System With Damaging Winds Could Include Hail, Isolated Tornadoes Storm Watch: System With Damaging Winds Could Include Hail, Isolated Tornadoes
Storm Watch: System With Damaging Winds Could Include Hail, Isolated Tornadoes The month of April will get off to a stormy start with steady rainfall at times followed by severe thunderstorms with damaging winds that could cause power outages. The system arrived in the pre-dawn hours on Saturday, April 1 with rain and showers. Storm activity is expected to pick up in the afternoon through the evening. For a look at the wide area where severe storms are possible, see the first image above from AccuWeather.com. "The primary threat is from damaging wind gusts, but hail and an isolated, brief tornado are also possible," the National Weather Service said in…
Potent Storm Nears: Here's When Damaging Wind Gusts Could Cause Power Outages Potent Storm Nears: Here's When Damaging Wind Gusts Could Cause Power Outages
Potent Storm Nears: Here's When Damaging Wind Gusts Could Cause Power Outages Damaging wind gusts that could cause power outages will be the main threat from a potent storm system that will sweep through the region. It's on track to arrive overnight Friday, March 31 into Saturday, April 1, with scattered thunderstorms at times through early Saturday evening before the system moves out, according to the National Weather Service.  Wind gusts during the height of the storm will be as high as 50 to 60 miles per hour. (See the first image above from AccuWeather.com.) Ahead of the storm, Friday, March 31 will be mostly cloudy with a chance of showers s…
How Much Snow, Rain Did You Get? A Look At Totals From Throughout Fairfield County How Much Snow, Rain Did You Get? A Look At Totals From Throughout Fairfield County
How Much Snow, Rain Did You Get? A Look At Totals From Throughout Fairfield County Although most of the winter was snow-free for the most part, residents across Connecticut saw plenty of the white stuff fall thanks to a late-winter Nor'easter.  Related Story - Nor'easter: Potent Storm With Gusty Winds Brings Mix Of Snow, Rain, Causes School Closures The storm, which began on Monday evening, March 13, and continued into Tuesday, March 14, brought several inches of rain and snow across the state, according to the National Weather Service, which reported precipitation totals for municipalities in several counties.  Here are the reported totals for Connecticut…
Potent Storm System Brings Mix Of Heavy Rain, Snow, Strong Winds To Northeast Potent Storm System Brings Mix Of Heavy Rain, Snow, Strong Winds To Northeast
Potent Storm System Brings Mix Of Heavy Rain, Snow, Strong Winds To Northeast A strong storm system packed with a mix of snow, sleet, and rain is moving from west to east through the region on Saturday morning, March 4. Areas south of the Interstate 84 corridor have seen mainly rain, with flooding in some spots, especially along the coast, where a widespread 1 inch of rainfall has fallen, according to the National Weather Service. Wind gusts as strong as 66 miles per hour were reported in coastal Connecticut (in Greenwich at 4 a.m. Saturday) and 62 mph on Long Island (in East Hampton just before 5:30 a.m. Saturday). Heavy snow continues to fall across the north…
Track Shifts For Winter Storm Taking Aim On Northeast: New Projected Snowfall Totals Track Shifts For Winter Storm Taking Aim On Northeast: New Projected Snowfall Totals
Track Shifts For Winter Storm Taking Aim On Northeast: New Projected Snowfall Totals The projected track has shifted for a new winter storm headed for the Northeast as an unsettled weather pattern arrives in the area. The current projected time frame for possible snowfall is from Friday evening, March 3 into Saturday, March 4, the National Weather Service says. Precipitation is expected to start as rainfall Friday afternoon, before changing over to a wintry mix and snow, especially in areas farther north and inland. Areas near the coast could see heavy rainfall, coastal flooding, and strong winds with gusts up to 45 miles per hour. The highest snowfall totals will be&…
Fast-Moving Storm Will Bring Mix Of Rain, Sleet, Snow: Here's What's Coming Fast-Moving Storm Will Bring Mix Of Rain, Sleet, Snow: Here's What's Coming
Fast-Moving Storm Will Bring Mix Of Rain, Sleet, Snow: Here's What's Coming Click here for a new, updated story: Midweek Storm Will Be Second To Sweep Though Region This Week: Here's Latest On Both A fast-moving storm will bring a mix of rain, sleet, and as much as a foot of snow to parts of upstate New York and areas in New England. The system is on track for Sunday afternoon, Jan. 22 into Monday morning, Jan. 23. Accumulating snowfall will be in interior portions of the Northeast. Most of the region will see rainfall from the storm (shown in green in the first image above from AccuWeather.com), with up to about 1 inch possible. Projections …
Eye On The Storm: Complex System Will Bring Mix Of Rain, Sleet, Snow Eye On The Storm: Complex System Will Bring Mix Of Rain, Sleet, Snow
Eye On The Storm: Complex System Will Bring Mix Of Rain, Sleet, Snow A complex storm will bring a mix of rain and sleet in much of the region, with up to a foot of snow in some spots in northern New York and New England. The system is due to arrive on Thursday, Jan. 19 before exiting during the morning on Friday, Jan. 20. Most of this region will see mainly rain. (See the first image above from AccuWeather.com.)  About an inch of rainfall is expected in most spots from the system. For projected snowfall totals, click on the second image: 6 to 12 inches of snowfall in the areas shown in royal blue,  3 to 6 inches in the areas shown in Colum…
Timing Shifts For Cross-Country Winter Storm On Track For Northeast Timing Shifts For Cross-Country Winter Storm On Track For Northeast
Timing Shifts For Cross-Country Winter Storm On Track For Northeast A quick-moving system brought light snow to parts of the region, leading to slippery conditions in spots just before daybreak on Monday, Jan. 9. With a stretch of dry days upcoming, attention is now turning to a coast-to-coast system that is now due to arrive in the Northeast earlier than originally expected, on Thursday, Jan. 12. (See the first image above from AccuWeather.com.) Mainly rain (shown in green) is expected in much of the region Thursday into Friday, Jan. 13 with a wintry mix possible farther inland (pink) and snow in some parts of northern New York and…
Here's Timing For New Storm System That Could Bring Up To 2 Inches Of Rain To Parts Of Region Here's Timing For New Storm System That Could Bring Up To 2 Inches Of Rain To Parts Of Region
Here's Timing For New Storm System That Could Bring Up To 2 Inches Of Rain To Parts Of Region A brand-new storm accompanying a warm front is expected to bring up to 2 inches or more of rainfall to parts of the region. Monday, Dec. 5 will be mainly sunny and brisk during the day with a high temperature in the mid 40s. Clouds should begin to lower and thicken Monday night in advance of the system with rainy and milder weather expected both Tuesday, Dec. 6, and Wednesday, Dec. 7, according to the National Weather Service. Precipitation will gradually end from west to east Wednesday afternoon and evening. The front will lead to an increase in temperatures, with highs in the mid 50s bo…
Major Storm System Expected To Bring Strong Winds, New Round Of Rain To Region Major Storm System Expected To Bring Strong Winds, New Round Of Rain To Region
Major Storm System Expected To Bring Strong Winds, New Round Of Rain To Region A significant storm on track for the Northeast is expected to bring potentially damaging gusts and a new round of rainfall in the middle of the workweek. The system will move in from the Midwest on Wednesday, Nov. 30. It's the same storm that could cause a "possible severe weather outbreak in the Southeast, as well as a swath of snow across the Plains and Upper Midwest," according to AccuWeather.com. (See the image above.) The two days leading up to the storm's arrival will be seasonable and dry, the National Weather Service says. Skies will be mostly sunny Monday, Nov. 28 …
These Areas Will See Heaviest, Steadiest Rainfall, Strongest Winds From Coastal Storm System These Areas Will See Heaviest, Steadiest Rainfall, Strongest Winds From Coastal Storm System
These Areas Will See Heaviest, Steadiest Rainfall, Strongest Winds From Coastal Storm System A coastal storm system will bring a mix of showers, rain, drenching downpours, and gusty winds to much of the region. Rainfall will begin Sunday afternoon, Oct. 23, and continue at times through the evening and into the overnight hours, according to the National Weather Service. Sunday will be cloudy throughout the day, with the storm system advancing from the southeast to the north. (See the first image above.)  The high temperature will be in the low 60s. The heaviest and steadiest rain from the tropical system is likely in southeastern New England and eastern Long Island, whe…
Widespread Heavy Rain, Gusty Winds From Ian Headed To Region: Here's What's Coming Widespread Heavy Rain, Gusty Winds From Ian Headed To Region: Here's What's Coming
Widespread Heavy Rain, Gusty Winds From Ian Headed To Region: Here's What's Coming Rain from Ian will spread to the Northeast on Saturday, Oct. 1, with a washout expected for most of the day in areas farther south. The National Weather Service said on Friday, Sept. 30 that "the rainfall forecast continues to trend upwards" for Saturday. While most of the Northeast is expected to see rainfall Saturday (see the first image above from AccuWeather.com), the steadiest, heaviest rain is expected in the New York City tristate area, where "a widespread 1 to 2 inches are now expected," the National Weather Service said.  "At this time, the bulk of the rain looks to fall…
Potentially Severe Storms Could Bring 60 MPH Winds, Heavy Downpours, Isolated Tornadoes Potentially Severe Storms Could Bring 60 MPH Winds, Heavy Downpours, Isolated Tornadoes
Potentially Severe Storms Could Bring 60 MPH Winds, Heavy Downpours, Isolated Tornadoes Scattered showers and potentially potent thunderstorms are expected ahead of an approaching cold front Sunday, Sept. 25 into the overnight hours of Monday morning, Sept. 26,. A few of the storms could become strong to severe, according to the National Weather Service, which noted that the primary threat from the system will be damaging winds. Gusts could be as high as 55 to 60 miles per hour and could damage trees and power lines and result in localized power outages. Localized 1-inch hail could result in damage to motor vehicles, the weather service said. There's also a risk for an …
Unsettled Stretch: Here's When To Expect Rain, Storms Next Few Days Unsettled Stretch: Here's When To Expect Rain, Storms Next Few Days
Unsettled Stretch: Here's When To Expect Rain, Storms Next Few Days The arrival of an unsettled weather pattern will usher in separate rounds of precipitation with the potential for soaking rainfall and thunderstorms at times. Rain chances will increase through the day on Sunday, Sept. 11, and continue through Tuesday, Sept. 13, according to the National Weather Service.  With the clouds and rain around on Sunday, expect high temperatures to only be in the 70s. Beginning in the mid-afternoon Sunday, there will be a chance for showers that will last through the evening and into the overnight hours as a storm system advances from west to east. (See…
Super Soaker: Slow-Moving Storm System Brings Drenching Downpours, Flooding To Region Super Soaker: Slow-Moving Storm System Brings Drenching Downpours, Flooding To Region
Super Soaker: Slow-Moving Storm System Brings Drenching Downpours, Flooding To Region Labor Day marked the unofficial end of summer. It also led to the much-awaited easing of severe drought conditions in much of the region as drenching downpours moved through the region during the afternoon, evening, and overnight hours. And it's not over yet, with plenty more rainfall falling on Tuesday, Sept. 6 as a slow-moving storm system barrels through from the west to the east. Downpours are expected at times through the early evening, before tapering off to showers after nightfall. Rainfall amounts of 2 to 5 inches are expected across much of the area, with locally higher…