Wednesday, April 21, 2010

4 PM Update: Thunderstorms Nearing NYC

***Brief Update: An area of heavy rain and thunderstorms is approaching New York City, extending up to southern Bergen County, and moving east northeast. This line of thunderstorms is expected to affect New York City and northeastern New Jersey within the next 1 to 2 hours, with rainfall amounts up to 1/4 inch, as well as heavy rain and some thunder. A full update should be posted later tonight.

5:15 PM Update: A heavy thunderstorm has formed over Elizabeth, NJ and is moving northeast. Places in the path of this storm within the next hour are: Jersey City, southern and central Manhattan, and potentially western Queens.

Radar images from the national weather service have been posted below.

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