NYC in a state of emergency after historic flooding

The latest weather for New York City.

  • 03:58 PM ET - 7/6/2021
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    The region is under a severe thunderstorm warning until 10 p.m. tonight as intense heat returns to scorch the city. (The heat index is expected to near 100 both Tuesday and Wednesday).

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  • 04:08 PM ET - 7/6/2021
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    UPDATE: Tropical Storm #Elsa (expected to intensify before making landfall near Tampa tomorrow) could strengthen thunderstorms and wind in the area on Friday....

  • 06:11 PM ET - 7/6/2021
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    LATEST: Severe t-storm warning for all 5 boroughs until 6:30 p.m. tonight

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  • 11:28 AM ET - 7/8/2021
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    Remnants of Tropical Storm #Elsa are expected to pass over the area late tonight -- bringing with it 1 to 3 inches of rain in the city and "dangerous marine conditions" off of Long Island.

  • 11:42 AM ET - 7/8/2021
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    TODAY/TONIGHT: 🌧️Rain & t-storms expected tonight 🌪️Isolated tornado possible 🚫Flash flood threat north of NYC 🌬️35 - 40 mph winds (w/ gusts up to 50) possible on Long Island & southeast CT tonight 🌊 High surf (6 - 9 ft) tonight into Friday

  • 11:50 AM ET - 7/8/2021
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    FRIDAY: 🌧️Heaviest rain expected 2 a.m. - 12 p.m. 🌪️Isolated tornado/waterspout possible (Long Island & SE CT) 🌬️35 - 40 mph winds (w/ gusts up to 50) possible on Long Island & SE CT 🌊 High surf (6 - 9 ft) til PM cc @NWSNewYorkNY #Elsa #NYC

  • 05:16 PM ET - 7/8/2021
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    Flash flood warning in effect for Manhattan and the Bronx -- with reports of major flooding on parts of the Harlem River Drive & Major Deegan Expressway

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  • 05:28 PM ET - 7/8/2021
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    TRAVEL ✈️Flight delays @JFKairport @LGAairport (@EWRairport: check w carrier) 🚆Penn St: Trains delayed bc of switching issues - @NJTRANSIT_NEC. 🚄 @GrandCentralNYC: Delays on @MetroNorth 🚇 No. 6 train: Delayed bc of signal problems #Elsa #UES

  • 10:20 AM ET - 7/9/2021
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    Severe flooding and high winds -- including a 78-mph gust overnight in Southern NJ -- are slamming the area as the remnants of Elsa move through the region.

  • 10:29 AM ET - 7/9/2021
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    Rip current risk is *high* at NYC and Long Island beaches where 7-foot waves are expected: "Anyone visiting the beaches should stay out of the surf," according to @NWSNewYorkNY

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  • 10:54 AM ET - 7/9/2021
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    Videos rocketing around social show the severity of flooding on the @NYCTSubway. @PaulleeWR captured this shot of ppl wading through the floodwaters at the 157th Street No. 1 train:

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  • 10:59 AM ET - 7/9/2021
  • 12:00 PM ET - 7/9/2021
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    50 - 65 mph wind gusts are possible for the north fork of Long Island #Elsa #NYC

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  • 06:44 PM ET - 7/9/2021
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    Isolated thunderstorms and strong wind gusts still remain as #Elsa moves northeast

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  • 11:05 AM ET - 7/12/2021
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    Between 1 and 4 inches of rain are expected in the city today -- prompting a flash flood watch from 2 p.m. ET Monday to 10 a.m. ET on Tuesday

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  • 04:54 PM ET - 7/12/2021
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    Latest from the National Weather Service:

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  • 09:31 AM ET - 7/15/2021
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    A heat advisory will take effect at 11a on Thursday — with real-feel temperatures in the mid- to upper-90s. The advisory extends through Friday PM.

  • 02:40 PM ET - 7/17/2021
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    Severe thunderstorms are expected today — from Maryland to Massachusetts, according to the National Weather Service.

  • 02:42 PM ET - 7/17/2021
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    The National Weather Service (@nwsnewyork) says a wind gust of 52 mph was recorded at 2:06p today at Newark Airport

  • 03:06 PM ET - 7/17/2021
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    UPDATE: NWS (@nwsnewyork) just reported a *58 mph* wind gust at Newark. #thunderstormwarning

  • 03:07 PM ET - 7/17/2021
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    2 - 3 inches of rain are expected to fall in one hour — making flash floods highly likely, the NWS says

  • 03:39 PM ET - 7/17/2021
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    Dramatic images of the storm rolling in:

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  • 04:10 PM ET - 7/17/2021
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    Nothing like this predicted for the #UES as of now — but some harsh weather heading for Staten Island

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  • 10:41 AM ET - 7/20/2021
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    Haze and smoke from the wildfires out West are blotting out the sun in the city today. @NWSNewYork has the satellite view 📡

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  • 02:01 PM ET - 7/21/2021
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    The city is under a severe thunderstorm watch from now until 8 p.m. tonight. Hail and 30+ mph winds are possible, according to the National Weather Service.

  • 04:05 PM ET - 7/21/2021
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    The severe thunderstorm watch has been *canceled* for NYC.

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  • 12:26 PM ET - 7/29/2021
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    Pack that umbrella-ella-ella ☔: More rain and #thunderstorms are on the way. The greatest threat of severe t-storms is expected between 4 p.m. and 9 p.m. today via @NWSNewYorkNY #NYC

  • 10:07 AM ET - 8/10/2021
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    Temperatures are expected to climb into the 90s on Wednesday and stay there through Friday (a heat wave is 3 consecutive days of 90+ degree temps)

  • 12:03 PM ET - 9/1/2021
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    The remnants of #Ida could dump as much as 6 inches of rain on the region. (Put another way - the average monthly rainfall in Central Park could fall in one day today.) The threat of tornadoes also increased for NYC this morning.

  • 09:25 PM ET - 9/1/2021
  • 07:58 AM ET - 9/2/2021
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    Eight people have been killed after winds and soaking rains pounded the city overnight - with historic flooding that shut down subways and turned streets into rivers.

  • 08:40 AM ET - 9/2/2021
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    Dramatic images from across the city showed the extent of the flooding https://twitter.com/davidbegnaud/status/1433272243027685376?s=21 https://twitter.com/davidbegnaud/status/1433264996197208065?s=21 https://twitter.com/phil_lewis_/status/1433256815249219585?s=21 https://twitter.com/jaymee/status/1433249158060707840?s=21

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