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Cold Front Will Bring Thunderstorms, Frosty Conditions: Here's Timing Cold Front Will Bring Thunderstorms, Frosty Conditions: Here's Timing
Cold Front Will Bring Thunderstorms, Frosty Conditions: Here's Timing A brief warmup to start the workweek will be followed by an advancing cold front bringing frosty conditions and possible thunderstorms. It will be sunny and warmer on Monday, April 22, with high temperatures in the upper 50s, according to the National Weather Service. Look for more of the same on Tuesday, April 23, with mostly sunny skies and a high temperature in the low 60s.  Clouds will thicken Tuesday night, with rain and showers expected at times until late Wednesday afternoon, April 24, though Wednesday won't be a complete washout. As the frontal system moves through durin…
Long-Duration Storm: Be Ready For Wintry Mix, Power Outages, Flooding, Hochul Warns NYers Long-Duration Storm: Be Ready For Wintry Mix, Power Outages, Flooding, Hochul Warns NYers
Long-Duration Storm: Be Ready For Wintry Mix, Power Outages, Flooding, Hochul Warns NYers Ahead of an upcoming storm system expected to last several nights, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul is urging residents across the state to prepare for snow, heavy rains, power outages, and flooding.  According to the latest predictions, the storm is expected to arrive in the Hudson Valley, Capital Region, and Long Island on Tuesday, April 2, and continue through Thursday night, April 4, bringing poor travel conditions and likely power outages along with it, Hochul announced.  Related Report - Strengthening Nor'easter Will Bring Heavy Rain, Gusty Winds, Up To 2 Feet Of Snow In Spo…
Tornado Touched Down In NY For Only Second Time Ever In February: Here's Where Tornado Touched Down In NY For Only Second Time Ever In February: Here's Where
Tornado Touched Down In NY For Only Second Time Ever In February: Here's Where A tornado touched down in New York during a potent storm packed with damaging gusty winds accompanying a cold front last week, the National Weather Service has announced. A damage survey determined the timing to be around 5:20 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28 in Broome County about 10 miles north of Binghamton in the hamlet of Castle Creek. It had an estimated maximum wind speed of 100 miles per hour. The tornado tracked 0.61 miles, with a width of 150 yards. The twister was rated an EF-1 on the Enhanced Fujita scale, the second-weakest of the six levels. Related story - 72 MPH Wind…
72 MPH Wind Gust Reported During Storm: Here's Rundown From Region 72 MPH Wind Gust Reported During Storm: Here's Rundown From Region
72 MPH Wind Gust Reported During Storm: Here's Rundown From Region Did you hear it howling overnight? You're not alone. Widespread 40 to 50-mile-per-hour wind gusts were reported across the region as a powerful storm accompanying a frontal system swept through the Northeast. The highest reported gust -- at 72 miles per hour -- happened on Long Island just before 12:30 a.m. Thursday, Feb. 29 on top of a building in Stony Brook at 159 feet, according to the National Weather Service. Here are more wind-gust reports from locations in New York and Connecticut. Location Speed Time/Date Provider New York Nassau County …
How Much Snow Did You Get? New Winter Storm Produces Higher-Than-Expected Totals In These Areas How Much Snow Did You Get? New Winter Storm Produces Higher-Than-Expected Totals In These Areas
How Much Snow Did You Get? New Winter Storm Produces Higher-Than-Expected Totals In These Areas A quick-moving winter storm that is now moving east produced higher-than-expected snowfall totals in some parts of the region, especially in and around New York City and on Long Island. Totals are from the National Weather Service and submissions from Daily Voice readers: Location Amount Time/Date Provider New York New York City New York County (Manhattan) Central Park 2.0 inches 0700 AM 02/17 Official NWS Obs SE Greenwich Village 3.2 inches 0920 AM 02/17 NWS Employee Kings County (Brooklyn) Coney Island 9.9 inches 0655 AM 02/17 Trained Spotter Coney Is…
New Update: How Much Snow Did You Get? Storm Reports From Northern Westchester, Region New Update: How Much Snow Did You Get? Storm Reports From Northern Westchester, Region
New Update: How Much Snow Did You Get? Storm Reports From Northern Westchester, Region Here are snowfall reports from the region for the winter storm that is sweeping through the Northeast on Tuesday, Feb. 13. Totals are from the National Weather Service and submissions from Daily Voice readers: Location        Amount        Time/Date      Provider New York Westchester County Peekskill 10.3 inches 1000 AM 02/13 Public Croton-on-Hudso 10.5 inches 12:45 PM 02/13 Daily Voice reader submission North Salem/Peach Lake 10.0 inches 0430 PM 02/13 Daily Voice reader submission Croton-on-Hudson …
Forecast Map: These Areas Have Highest Chance Of Seeing Snow During Pre-Valentine's Day Storm Forecast Map: These Areas Have Highest Chance Of Seeing Snow During Pre-Valentine's Day Storm
Forecast Map: These Areas Have Highest Chance Of Seeing Snow During Pre-Valentine's Day Storm A brand-new forecast map has been released indicating the areas in the Northeast with the highest chance of seeing snowfall during an anticipated winter storm just before Valentine's Day. The time frame for the storm is Monday, Feb. 12 into Tuesday, Feb. 13. Click here for a new, updated story - First Snowfall Projections Released For Pre-Valentine's Day Winter Storm In the image above from AccuWeather.com, areas in the darkest shades have the highest probability of seeing snowfall, with a 60 to 80 percent chance in those spots marked in purple, 40 to 60 percent chance in areas in red…
'Dust Off Your Snow Shovels': Here's Latest On Pre-Valentine's Day Storm Taking Aim At Region 'Dust Off Your Snow Shovels': Here's Latest On Pre-Valentine's Day Storm Taking Aim At Region
'Dust Off Your Snow Shovels': Here's Latest On Pre-Valentine's Day Storm Taking Aim At Region An upcoming stretch of unseasonably warm temperatures will be followed by the potential for a pre-Valentine's Day winter storm early next week. Click here for a new, updated story - First Snowfall Projections Released For Pre-Valentine's Day Winter Storm "It may be time to dust off your snow shovels as a flip in the weather pattern could send a snowstorm over parts of the Midwest and Northeast just days after a spell of unusual warmth," according to AccuWeather.com. The system could start a "back to reality" shift to a weather pattern more typical of February. "While the Janua…
How Much Snow Did You Get? Here Are Reports From Region For Winter Storm How Much Snow Did You Get? Here Are Reports From Region For Winter Storm
How Much Snow Did You Get? Here Are Reports From Region For Winter Storm Here are snowfall reports from the region for the winter storm that swept through the Northeast overnight Monday, Jan. 15 into Tuesday, Jan. 16. Totals are from the National Weather Service: Location        Amount        Time/Date      Provider New York Westchester County New Rochelle 1.7 inches 0730 AM 01/16 Public Peekskill 1.3 inches 0630 AM 01/16 Public Armonk 1.3 inches 0800 AM 01/16 COCORAHS Peekskill 2.8 NNE 1.0 inches 0800 AM 01/16 COCORAHS South Salem 0.8 inches 0715 AM 01/16 COCORAHS Nassau County Levittown 3.0 inches…
Nor'easter Nears: Here's When To Expect Storm To Arrive, Latest Snowfall Projections Nor'easter Nears: Here's When To Expect Storm To Arrive, Latest Snowfall Projections
Nor'easter Nears: Here's When To Expect Storm To Arrive, Latest Snowfall Projections A complex, massive coast-to-coast winter storm now nearing the region will bring widespread moderate to heavy snow across interior New York and throughout New England and a mix of rain, sleet, and snow along coastal areas. The system is expected to arrive in the Northeast beginning in western areas at around nightfall on Saturday, Jan. 6 before moving out Sunday afternoon, Jan. 7. (For storm arrival times, see the first image above from AccuWeather.com.) Areas in the darkest shade of blue could in the second image above see between 12 and 18 inches of snowfall, with 6 to 12 inches poss…
Winter Storm: Northern Westchester Communities Urge Residents To Hunker Down, Stay Off Roads Winter Storm: Northern Westchester Communities Urge Residents To Hunker Down, Stay Off Roads
Winter Storm: Northern Westchester Communities Urge Residents To Hunker Down, Stay Off Roads Ahead of a potent winter storm predicted to bring several inches of snow to the Hudson Valley, officials and police departments are urging residents to prepare for the white stuff, sign up for emergency alerts, and keep roads and sidewalks clear.  Officials and police in both Westchester and Putnam Counties issued the warnings on social media ahead of a storm predicted to arrive in the region on Saturday evening, Jan. 6, and continue into Sunday, Jan. 7.  As of Friday morning, Jan. 5, the storm was predicted to bring around 8 inches or more to Westchester and Putnam, according to …
Weekend Nor'easter Will Be First Of 2 Coast-To-Coast Storms In Span Of Days: Here's Latest Weekend Nor'easter Will Be First Of 2 Coast-To-Coast Storms In Span Of Days: Here's Latest
Weekend Nor'easter Will Be First Of 2 Coast-To-Coast Storms In Span Of Days: Here's Latest The new year is starting with a bang weather-wise as back-to-back coast-to-coast storms are due to move through the Northeast in the span of a few days. Click here for a new, updated story - Projected Snowfall Totals Increase As Nor'easter Nears: These Spots Could See 18 Inches The time frame for the first system, a massive Nor'easter, is from late in the day Saturday, Jan. 6 into Sunday, Jan. 7, according to the National Weather Service. It has the potential to drop a foot or more of snow in areas farthest inland and a widespread 3 to 6 inches in most areas farther off the coast. The…
First Projected Snowfall Totals Released For Major Storm Headed To Northeast First Projected Snowfall Totals Released For Major Storm Headed To Northeast
First Projected Snowfall Totals Released For Major Storm Headed To Northeast The first projected snowfall totals have been released for a potent coast-to-coast winter storm expected to hit the Northeast midway through the weekend. Click here for a new, updated story - Projected Snowfall Totals Increase As Nor'easter Nears: These Spots Could See 18 Inches Snowfall is expected to begin overnight Saturday, Jan. 6 into Sunday, Jan. 7, according to the National Weather Service. Areas in the darker shade in the image above from AccuWeather.com are expected to see between 6 and 12 inches of snowfall, including parts of upstate New York, northern Connecticut and areas…
Christmas Eve Day Forecast Changes: Here's When These Parts Of NY Could See Snow Christmas Eve Day Forecast Changes: Here's When These Parts Of NY Could See Snow
Christmas Eve Day Forecast Changes: Here's When These Parts Of NY Could See Snow While the chances for a White Christmas remain unchanged, there's a new wrinkle in the outlook for Christmas Eve Day. Click here for a new, updated story: Surprise Pre-Christmas System Will Bring Mix Of Rain, Sleet, Snow To Northeast Earlier long-range forecasts called for dry conditions in the days before Monday, Dec. 25. But now, there's a window for a chance of showers for most of the Northeast starting shortly after midnight on Sunday, Dec. 24, and continuing into the early afternoon on Christmas Eve Day, which will be mostly cloudy with a high temperature in the mid-40s. But overni…
Post-Thanksgiving Storm Strengthens As It Heads Toward Northeast Post-Thanksgiving Storm Strengthens As It Heads Toward Northeast
Post-Thanksgiving Storm Strengthens As It Heads Toward Northeast A coastal storm intensifying in the mid-Atlantic will bring widespread rain with sleet and snow in some interior locations in the Northeast at the tail end of Thanksgiving weekend, affecting travel. The time frame for the system is late Sunday afternoon, Nov. 26 into the early morning hours of Monday, Nov. 27, according to the National Weather Service. "On Sunday, rain will mainly be confined to eastern Virginia, Maryland, and Delaware before spreading into New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York by Sunday night," according to AccuWeather.com. "By Monday, rain will primarily focus acros…
Stormy Start To Thanksgiving Eve Will Be Followed By Change In Weather Pattern: 5-Day Forecast Stormy Start To Thanksgiving Eve Will Be Followed By Change In Weather Pattern: 5-Day Forecast
Stormy Start To Thanksgiving Eve Will Be Followed By Change In Weather Pattern: 5-Day Forecast A potent Thanksgiving Eve storm packed with heavy rains and gusty winds is causing flooding and travel delays as it moves toward the east before a big change in the weather pattern arrives just in time for Turkey Day. "Some roads and low-lying properties including parking lots, parks, lawns, and homes and businesses with basements near the waterfront will experience minor flooding," the National Weather Service said in a Hazardous Weather Outlook statement issued early Wednesday morning, Nov. 22. "Motorists from northern Pennsylvania to interior Maine may encounter …
Winter 2023-24 Forecast Released By NOAA National Weather Service Winter 2023-24 Forecast Released By NOAA National Weather Service
Winter 2023-24 Forecast Released By NOAA National Weather Service The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's National Weather Service has just released its outlook for the winter of 2023-24.El Niño is in place heading into winter for the first time in four years, driving the outlook for warmer-than-average temperatures for the northern tier of the continental United States, according to NOAA’s US. Winter Outlook, which was released on Thursday, Oct. 19 by NOAA's Climate Prediction Center — a division of the National Weather Service.  At the same time, the forecast says much of the Northeast has a 40 to 50 percent chance of above-normal…
Potential 'Full-Fledged' Nor'easter Could Hit Region: Here's What Forecasters Are Saying Now Potential 'Full-Fledged' Nor'easter Could Hit Region: Here's What Forecasters Are Saying Now
Potential 'Full-Fledged' Nor'easter Could Hit Region: Here's What Forecasters Are Saying Now One day of each weekend in the last six weeks has seen rain or showers. Get ready to make it seven in a row. But this weekend, that stormy pattern may kick it up a notch. Click here for a new, updated story: Chances Increase For Nor'easter Packed With Soaking Rain, Strong Winds: Here's Latest That's because forecasters are eyeing the chance for a significant storm along the East Coast that has the potential to become "a full-fledged Nor’easter, which will bring soaking rain and strong winds," according to AccuWeather.com. The current projected possible time frame for the storm is …
Change In Weather Pattern Follows Coast-To-Coast Storm System: 5-Day Forecast Change In Weather Pattern Follows Coast-To-Coast Storm System: 5-Day Forecast
Change In Weather Pattern Follows Coast-To-Coast Storm System: 5-Day Forecast A massive coast-to-coast storm system that overspread most of the Northeast in the first half of the weekend will bring a change in the weather pattern. The system brought about a drop in temperatures with overnight lows dipping into the mid and low 40s and a stretch of dry days is in now in the forecast, according to the National Weather Service. The high temperature on Sunday, Oct. 15 will generally reach the upper 50s with a mix of sun and clouds. It will be partly cloudy on Monday, Oct. 16 with a high temperature in the upper 50s. Tuesday, Oct. 17 will be partly sunny with a…
Flash Flood Risk: Cold Front To Run Into Philippe, Bringing Heavy Downpours, Scattered Storms Flash Flood Risk: Cold Front To Run Into Philippe, Bringing Heavy Downpours, Scattered Storms
Flash Flood Risk: Cold Front To Run Into Philippe, Bringing Heavy Downpours, Scattered Storms A powerful cold front approaching from the west has triggered widespread rainfall that will collide with post-tropical cyclone Philippe, leading to the potential for flash flooding in parts of the Northeast. Scattered to numerous drenching downpours and embedded thunderstorms will become widespread on Saturday morning, Oct. 7, and last into the late afternoon or early evening, according to the National Weather Service. A Flood Watch is in effect for much of the region until 8 p.m. Saturday. "Some of the flooding could be locally significant," the National Weather Service said in a Hazardou…
Cold Front Will Collide With Tropical Storm Philippe: Here's Timing, Projected Rainfall Totals Cold Front Will Collide With Tropical Storm Philippe: Here's Timing, Projected Rainfall Totals
Cold Front Will Collide With Tropical Storm Philippe: Here's Timing, Projected Rainfall Totals A powerful cold front accompanied by a complex storm system will run into the remnants of Tropical Storm Philippe to pelt the Northeast with heavy rain that could cause flash flooding. Some areas in the region could see up to 4 inches of rainfall from overnight Friday, Oct. 6 through the day on Saturday, Oct. 7. "A strong cold front will bring the potential for heavy rain showers and embedded thunderstorm activity late tonight," the National Weather Service said in a Hazardous Weather Statement issued early Friday morning, Oct. 6. "Due to saturated soil conditions and high st…
New Flash Flood Risk: Complex Storm System Could Dump Several Inches Of Rainfall New Flash Flood Risk: Complex Storm System Could Dump Several Inches Of Rainfall
New Flash Flood Risk: Complex Storm System Could Dump Several Inches Of Rainfall A complex storm system accompanying a strong cold front could bring up to 4 inches of rainfall to parts of the Northeast leading to a new threat of flash flooding. Ahead of the arrival of the system, it will be dry on Thursday, Oct. 5, with skies gradually becoming sunny after morning fog, according to the National Weather Service. The high temperature will be in the low to  mid-70s. Clouds will increase on Friday, Oct. 6 with more patchy morning fog and a chance of showers and drizzle throughout the day. The high temperature will be around 70 degrees. Showers will be more widesp…
Smoke From Canadian Wildfires Causing Hazy Skies In Much Of Northeast Smoke From Canadian Wildfires Causing Hazy Skies In Much Of Northeast
Smoke From Canadian Wildfires Causing Hazy Skies In Much Of Northeast The forecast calls for mostly sunny skies on Monday, Oct. 2, but smoke from Canadian wildfires has spread across much of the Northeast, resulting in hazy conditions from New York through Connecticut into Massachusetts. Temperatures will be in the 70s, with a light north wind, according to the National Weather Service. "The northerly winds will bring some smoke from the Canadian wildfires back into the region today," the weather service noted. "The smoke is expected to remain above the surface, resulting in some hazy conditions, especially later this morning or afternoon." Visit airnow.gov…
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…
State Of Emergency: Flooding Closes Roads, Prompts Evacuations In Westchester State Of Emergency: Flooding Closes Roads, Prompts Evacuations In Westchester
State Of Emergency: Flooding Closes Roads, Prompts Evacuations In Westchester A barrage of heavy rain has already caused much flooding in Westchester, resulting in closures on several busy parkways, evacuation warnings, and even state of emergency declarations.  The rain arrived in the region late Thursday night, Sept. 28, and is expected to continue into Friday evening, Sept. 29, bringing as much as three to five inches of rain and flash flooding along with it. Related Story - New Update: Flood Rescue Teams Staged In Westchester Amid Heavy Rain, Hochul Says The weather event prompted New York Gov. Kathy Hochul to declare a state of emergency in the Hudson Valley, …
New Update: Flood Rescue Teams Staged In Westchester Amid Heavy Rain, Hochul Says New Update: Flood Rescue Teams Staged In Westchester Amid Heavy Rain, Hochul Says
New Update: Flood Rescue Teams Staged In Westchester Amid Heavy Rain, Hochul Says With heavy rain pummeling much of New York and causing flash flooding concerns, Gov. Kathy Hochul is updating residents on the planned emergency response to the downpours.  As a precautionary measure in response to the barrage of rain, flood rescue teams will be staged in Westchester and Nassau Counties by the New York Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services in case they are needed in the event of emergencies, Hochul announced on Friday, Sept. 29. Earlier Report - 'Stay Vigilant': Hochul Warns Hudson Valley Residents To Prepare For Heavy Rain The announcement came in…
Flash Flood Threat: Projected Rainfall Totals Increase For Potent Coastal Storm Flash Flood Threat: Projected Rainfall Totals Increase For Potent Coastal Storm
Flash Flood Threat: Projected Rainfall Totals Increase For Potent Coastal Storm A dangerous coastal storm is bringing flooding downpours to much of the Northeast, with the New York City tristate area, Long Island, Hudson Valley and southern New England most at risk. In those areas, heavy rainfall is likely with the potential of scattered to numerous areas of flash flooding during the day Friday, Sept. 29, into Friday night, according to the National Weather Service. A widespread 3 inches of rain is now expected from the slow-moving storm, with locally higher amounts of 4 to 6 inches, an increase over earlier projections. Areas in the darker shades of green i…
'Stay Vigilant': Hochul Warns Hudson Valley Residents To Prepare For Heavy Rain 'Stay Vigilant': Hochul Warns Hudson Valley Residents To Prepare For Heavy Rain
'Stay Vigilant': Hochul Warns Hudson Valley Residents To Prepare For Heavy Rain As forecasts call for a long stretch of heavy rainfall, New York Gov. Kathy Hochul is warning residents to prepare for potential flash flooding. The warning comes as forecasters predict heavy downpours in the Hudson Valley, New York City, and Long Island regions beginning on Thursday night, Sept. 28, and lasting through Friday night, Sept. 29, which may bring as much as five inches of rain in some locations, according to Hochul's office. Related Report - New Storm System Could Dump 3-Plus Inches Of Rainfall To Much Of Region: Here's Timing The conditions may cause flash flooding to th…
New Storm System Could Dump 3-Plus Inches Of Rainfall To Much Of Region: Here's Timing New Storm System Could Dump 3-Plus Inches Of Rainfall To Much Of Region: Here's Timing
New Storm System Could Dump 3-Plus Inches Of Rainfall To Much Of Region: Here's Timing The return of an unsettled weather pattern will usher in a new slow-moving storm system that will bring rain, heavy at times, with a risk of flooding in much of the Northeast, with areas farthest south and east set to get the most rainfall. New update - Flash Flood Threat: Projected Rainfall Totals Increase For Potent Coastal Storm Areas south of the I-84 corridor will see a widespread 2 to 3 inches of rain starting late Thursday night, Sept. 28 into Saturday morning, Sept. 30, with much of the rainfall falling Friday morning, Sept. 29 into Friday evening, the National…
Stormy Conditions From Ophelia Finally Coming To An End: 5-Day Forecast Stormy Conditions From Ophelia Finally Coming To An End: 5-Day Forecast
Stormy Conditions From Ophelia Finally Coming To An End: 5-Day Forecast It won't be long now.  Soon, the effects of Post-Tropical Storm Ophelia will be in the rearview mirror and we will see the return of an old friend -- the sun. There will be a bit more rain at times on Tuesday, Sep. 26, before we see the return of dry weather -- and yes, dry weather -- on Wednesday, Sept. 27, the National Weather Service says. "One final day of lingering rain and drizzle can be expected into the day on Tuesday, but there is a glimmer of hope heading into midweek," according to AccuWeather.com.  A widespread total of around 2 to 4 inches of rainfall with…
Not Over Yet: Here's How Much Longer Stormy Conditions From Ophelia Will Last Not Over Yet: Here's How Much Longer Stormy Conditions From Ophelia Will Last
Not Over Yet: Here's How Much Longer Stormy Conditions From Ophelia Will Last Post-Tropical Storm Ophelia will continue to affect much of the region with rain, heavy at times, and dangerous coastal conditions on Monday, Sept. 25, National Weather Service. "Through Monday, Ophelia will slow track back offshore off the mid-Atlantic states, prolonging the duration of wet weather and gusty winds," according to AccuWeather.com. "Although Ophelia will continue to lose wind intensity through the early week, gusty winds and drenching rain can continue to impact many communities near the coast from the mid-Atlantic into southern New England." For a radar image of the reg…