severe thunderstorm watch

Severe thunderstorm watch issued in Queens
News Billy Rennison 7/23/2012 at 2:28PM

Severe thunderstorms currently over New Jersey are expected to strike Queens in the late afternoon. The National Weather Service (NWS) issued a severe thunderstorm watch for the area with damaging winds and hail possible. The borough last week dealt with an intense storm that knocked out power to thousands of residents while knocking down branches [...]

Severe thunderstorms, flash flooding expected this afternoon
Severe thunderstorms, flash flooding expected this afternoon
News Billy Rennison 7/18/2012 at 11:18AM

While many residents were still traveling to work, thermometers had already hit 90 degrees, with triple digit temperatures and severe thunderstorms still in store. The National Weather Service issued a heat advisory for until 6 p.m. with the heat index expected to reach 105. New Yorkers will begin to get relief tomorrow when temperatures return [...]