Aug 15, 2012 Storm Updates

Updates for today’s storms can be found in the NYC Area Weather twitter page:

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2:50 PM: More Widespread Storms Forming

Briefly summarizing this morning’s activity, following overnight heavy storms north of NYC, scattered strong storms developed over Long Island, which has been frequently hit with strong/severe storms this year, with storms lasting through the morning and early afternoon hours. Some of these storms were severe, especially in western Long Island and parts of Queens/Brooklyn where a severe storm stalled, producing heavy rain with flash flooding, strong winds, and hail. Radar estimates show rain totals may have locally exceeded 2 inches.

The latest radar shows scattered storms developing over the area, some of them strong, especially over Staten Island. Scattered storms, some of them strong/severe with heavy rain, strong wind gusts and small hail, will continue to affect the area through the evening hours, with clearing skies later in the overnight hours. Stay tuned for more updates this afternoon in the NYC Area Weather twitter page.


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