NEW YORK - More showers and cooler temperatures are coming following days of heavy rain wrecking havoc on residents across the tri-state area Monday.
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- Flooding closed parts of the Bronx River Parkway in Westchester County, snarling the commute into the city.
- Flooding caused several vehicles in Newark’s Ironbound neighborhood to stall. The wake from passing 18-wheelers sent the marooned cars bobbing like buoys in the ocean.
Several vehicles abandoned in Newark. (FNTV)
- Flooding also closed all lanes Sunday night on the northbound Cross Island Expressway in parts of Queens. The road is back open Monday.
Flooding on the northbound Cross Island Expressway in parts of Queens.
A reminder from authorities: if you encounter floodwaters, don’t attempt to drive through them because it’s impossible to tell how deep they are. Turn around and use a different route.
Today: Gusty winds. 61
Tuesday: Some showers. 56/48
Wednesday: Scattered showers. 53/44
Thursday: Shower chance. 57/45
Friday: Isolated shower. 60/48