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Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 8/24/2012 at 7:01AM

Today’s Forecast: Friday: Sunny, with a high near 90. North wind around 7 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Friday night: Partly cloudy, with a low around 73. Southeast wind 5 to 7 mph. EVENT of the DAY: Dunningham Triangle Visioning Day Stop by Dunningham Triangle to share your design ideas with the NYC Parks Department and the [...]

Queens Morning Roundup
News Billy Rennison 8/23/2012 at 7:01AM

TODAY’S FORECAST Thursday: Mostly sunny, with a high near 88. West wind 5 to 11 mph becoming east in the afternoon. Thursday night: Mostly clear, with a low around 74. South wind 6 to 10 mph. EVENT of the DAY: Cowboys & Aliens at Rockaway Beach Enjoy films, sand, waves and salty air at the same time in [...]

Thunderstorms, hail to hit Queens; flood warning issued
News Billy Rennison 8/15/2012 at 1:03PM

Rain has already begun falling in Queens and strong winds and quarter-sized hail may follow. The National Weather Service issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the borough warning of heavy rain, hail, lightning strikes and gusts of winds up to 60 mph. Up to two inches of rain per hour is expected. The NWS issued [...]

Fourth heat wave bakes city
Fourth heat wave bakes city
News Billy Rennison 7/17/2012 at 10:10AM

New Yorkers will have to deal with two more days of temperatures approaching 100 degrees before getting a break from the sweltering weather. Stifling heat will blanket the area over the next two days as temperatures are expected to hover in the mid-90s today. High humidity will make the climate feel closer to 100 degrees. [...]

Thunderstorm watch issued for Queens; large hail, damaging winds possible
News Billy Rennison 5/29/2012 at 7:01PM

A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued by the National Weather Service (NWS). Queens has experienced high temperatures and humidity throughout the past few days. An approaching cold front will trigger the storms, the NWS said. Residents should be aware if they will be outdoors tonight — heavy rains and lightning are expected. Damaging winds [...]

Staten Island Chuck predicts an early spring
Staten Island Chuck predicts an early spring
News Billy Rennison 2/02/2012 at 9:51AM

An early spring is on its way, though with the winter’s warm weather residents may not notice a difference. Awoken by chants of “Chuck,” New York’s season predicting groundhog, Staten Island Chuck, emerged from his log cabin at 7:30 a.m. this morning without seeing his shadow — signaling an early spring. “Six more weeks of [...]

Severe storm warning issued for Queens; Quarter-sized hail expected
Severe storm warning issued for Queens; Quarter-sized hail expected
News Jay Lane 9/29/2011 at 4:54PM

The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for Queens this afternoon. The NWS reported that the storm may produce quarter sized hail and winds in excess of 60 mph. Heavy lightning is also expected with the storm. The potentially dangerous conditions have led the NWS to advise residents to stay indoors [...]