HEADLINES

Severe Weather and Flash Flood Threat for Wednesday Afternoon into Thursday

Scattered strong to severe thunderstorms and localized heavy rainfall are possible as a cold front passes through the region late Wednesday into early Thursday.

There is a slight to marginal risk of flash flooding for the Lower Hudson Valley and SW Connecticut. There is also a slight to marginal risk of severe thunderstorms across much of the area.

Overview:

A few strong to severe thunderstorms are possible, with the main threat damaging wind gusts and large hail. An isolated tornado cannot be ruled out, particularly across the lower Hudson Valley.

 Storm Total Rainfall: ½” on average

 Rainfall Rates: Locally up to 1”+/hr possible

 Impacts: Isolated flash flooding of urban and poor drainage areas, as well as already swollen quick responding small rivers, streams, and creeks.

TIMING & LOCATION

 Late Wednesday afternoon into early Thursday morning, with the greatest chances between 3pm and midnight.

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