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Severe storms to strike city this evening; isolated tornadoes possible
Severe storms to strike city this evening; isolated tornadoes possible
News Billy Rennison 7/26/2012 at 4:00PM

Isolated tornadoes are possible as part of the severe storms that are expected to hit the city this evening. Powerful thunderstorms are forecasted to reach the city between 5 and 6 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. The storm’s  strong winds, heavy rain, large hail and threats of tornadoes prompted Governor Andrew Cuomo to [...]

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 [...]

More than 2,500 Queens residents without power
More than 2,500 Queens residents without power
News Billy Rennison 7/18/2012 at 6:18PM

More than 2,000 Queens residents are without power thanks to a powerful storm that swept through the area with high winds, rain and hail. Downed power lines have knocked out electricity for approximately 1,000 Con Edison customers in both Fresh Meadows and Middle Village. A spokesperson for the company said overhead wires are susceptible to [...]

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 [...]

Severe thunderstorm warning issued
Severe thunderstorm warning issued
News Billy Rennison 6/22/2012 at 1:57PM

The Heat bested the Thunder last night, but some thunder may do away with the heat today. The National Weather Service (NWS) has upgraded the severe thunderstorm watch to a warning.  Winds of 50 mph are expected shortly, the NWS reported. A flood advisory has also been issued.  some areas may see up to an [...]

Rain in forecast through Thursday; flood advisory issued
Rain in forecast through Thursday; flood advisory issued
News Billy Rennison 6/04/2012 at 10:13AM

After a May with the most rain since 2004, more precipitation is forecasted for every day this week. Approximately a quarter inch of rain is expected today, according to the National Weather Service (NWS), higher in areas that get hit with thunderstorms. Due to the expected rains, the NWS has issued a coastal flood advisory [...]