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Strong storm to strike area; tornado watch issued
Strong storm to strike area; tornado watch issued
News Billy Rennison 9/18/2012 at 9:49AM

Strong winds and heavy rain is expected to sweep through the area today lasting well into Wednesday morning. Rain has already begun falling in Queens accompanied by 30 mph gusts of wind. The storm is expected to strike hardest in the evening. A thunderstorm warning has been issued for the borough through 8:30 p.m. Forecasts [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

National Weather Service issues Wind Advisory
News Billy Rennison 3/08/2012 at 11:46AM

Today’s early spring weather may disrupted by dangerous winds this afternoon. The National Weather Service (NWS) has issued a wind advisory for Queens beginning at noon with gusts expected to surpass 50 mph. Sustained winds will be approximately 30 mph. The winds strength means there is potential for downed trees and power lines. The NWS [...]