High wind warning for NYC through Monday morning

Aaron Brown
October 30, 2017

"By midnight, the wind will be sustained at 15-30 MPH, with gusts that could go as high as 50-60 MPH inland and over 60 MPH along the Shoreline", Cameron said. You can expect periods of rain tonight. Be careful driving Monday morning! The main impacts with the weather system will be strong winds and heavy rain.

Strong winds will be another issue with this coastal storm later tonight into Monday.

Once the strong moves out, the power outage threat will continue into the day on Monday.

Stay with us through the storm both online and on TV.we've got your back. Our live weather coverage begins early on Monday kicking off at 4 a.m. on NBC Connecticut.

Wind gusts will pickup in intensity first thing Sunday morning. Winds could gust over 60 miles per hour in this part of the state.

Downed trees and power lines are expected. Residents should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued.

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"Flash flooding in urban and poor-drainage areas, including streets and in homes and businesses, is possible", according to MEMA.

A Flash Flood Watch has been issued for all of CT and is valid through Monday morning.

"Steady rainfall should engulf the entire region by late Sunday morning or early Sunday afternoon", the service says.

Syracuse itself is on target for 4 to 5 inches, the weather service predicts.

A significant amount of rainfall, in the range of 1 to 3 inches, is also forecast with this storm, according to the NWS.

About four to six inches for some areas in Jefferson County and central NY is possible by Tuesday evening. The intensity of the rain should also pick up as well.

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