NEW YORK (FOX5NY) - Remnants of Tropical Storm Bonnie are pounding the New York City metro area with a lot of rain.
The National Hurricane Center says the system's center made landfall just east of Charleston, South Carolina, on the Isle of Palms around 8:30 a.m. Sunday. By the afternoon, forecasters said it had stalled just northwest of Charleston, with heavy rains wrapping around north and west of the storm's center.
Around 5 a.m. Monday, Bonnie was centered about 30 miles east-northeast of Charleston and moving northeast near 3 mph. Bonnie is expected to move near or along the coast of the Carolinas on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Millions of people had plans to be outside on Memorial Day.
Bill Adams was one of those people. “Out of all the days, tomorrow is not going to be nice. We’re going to the museum” Adams said.
By late afternoon, dense fog rolled through Coney Island making it nearly impossible to see the old parachute jump. However, crowds of people were out and about walking the boardwalk...
Antonio and his family spent the day playing dominos on the boardwalk under what was once their tent.
“Strong winds lots of times took the whole tent down. So we pulled it off so it won't fly away” Antonio said.
Down by the water, it was a sand in your face kind of day. For Memorial Day however, rainy day plan B is already in the making for some people.
“ We're going to eat inside. You BBQ outside and bring the food in” one family told us.
There will be parades all over the city on Memorial Day to honor the men and women who have served and are still serving our country. Don't forget your umbrella. One rainy day out of three still isn't too bad.