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Flash Flood Watch Issued In Peekskill For Friday Morning

The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch for Westchester County Thursday afternoon ahead of Tropical Storm Andrea.
The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch for Westchester County Thursday afternoon ahead of Tropical Storm Andrea. Photo Credit: Courtesy The National Weather Service

WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- The National Weather Service issued a Flash Flood Watch Thursday afternoon for Westchester County. 

Flash flooding is possible with widespread heavy rainfall coming Friday and into Saturday ahead of Tropical Storm Andrea. The flash flood watch went into effect just after 2 p.m. Thursday and is expected to last until 2 p.m. Saturday, according to the NWS

The NWS previously issued a hazardous weather outlook for Westchester County for Friday with heavy rainfall and urban and small stream flooding possible. Rain totals are predicted to be 2 to 2.5 inches or more from the low pressure system and its extensive tropical moisture, according to a previous report. 

For more on Tropical Storm Andrea, residents are asked to visit the National Hurricane Center website. Residents can also visit FEMA's website to learn more on how to prepare for hurricanes and tropical storms. 

 

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