Map Interactive local COVID-19 tracker
Contact Us
White Plains Daily Voice serves White Plains, NY
Return to your home site


White Plains Daily Voice serves White Plains, NY

Nearby Towns

Breaking News: Here's When To Expect Heaviest Rain During Wet, Warm Stretch

Tornado Watch Now In Effect For Westchester County

Tornado Watch
Tornado Watch Photo Credit: National Weather Service

A Tornado Watch has just been issued for nearly the entire region.

It's in effect until 8 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27, the National Weather Service said. It was issued just before 3:30 p.m. Thursday.

It covers Westchester, Putnam, Rockland and Orange counties in the Hudson Valley, Suffolk County on Long Island and Fairfield County in Connecticut.

The watch comes as a new round of severe storms is expected to sweep through the area. The main threats, including the potential for tornadoes, are damaging wind gusts up to 70 mph, golf-ball size hail, brief heavy downpours and local flash flooding.

The storms are expected through around about 10 p.m. Thursday.

to sign up for Daily Voice's free daily emails and news alerts.

Welcome to

White Plains Daily Voice!

Hi! You've read our articles so we know you like our reporting. To keep reading please join our mailing list.

Get important news about your town as it happens.