|Here they come: storms moving into Brooklyn. Photo: MKMetz|
According to the NWS:
EXCESSIVE RUNOFF FROM HEAVY RAINFALL WILL CAUSE FLOODING OF SMALL CREEKS AND STREAMS...URBAN AREAS...HIGHWAYS...STREETS AND UNDERPASSES AS WELL AS OTHER DRAINAGE AREAS AND LOW LYING SPOTS.
Northern Brooklyn is already getting soaked, and the storm is spreading towards the east. Thunder can be heard echoing over the canyons of the city.
High wind gusts are expected so remove small items from your balcony. NWS said there may even be some hail.
NEARLY CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS SEVERE THUNDERSTORM.
30-minute arrival delays at the airports.The tennis matches in Flushing, Queens at the U.S. Open have been canceled.
UPDATE: Queens seems to be getting hit harder than Brooklyn.
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