NYC weather: Thunderstorms break heatwave

Intense storms crossed the New York City region on Monday afternoon and evening as a heat wave breaks.

Numerous thunderstorms could bring strong winds, hail, and even a tornado.

National Weather Service Flash Flood Warning

There is a threat of flash flood conditions. The highest flash flood threat is along the I-95 urban corridor and small river and stream basins.

A Flash Flood Warning was posted for all of New York City except Manhattan, Nassau County, and Westchester County in New York until 4 p.m. The warning also covered Bergen, Essex, Hudson and Union counties in New Jersey.

The storms brought an end to the hottest and longest heat wave in a long time in the New York City region.

NYC Storm timing

The slow-moving cold front moved across the region this afternoon into this evening.

The storms could hit in the metro area around the Monday evening commute. The best chance of storms will be between 3 p.m. and 6 p.m. for New Jersey, New York City, and Western Long Island.

Coastal New Jersey could see the worst of the storms from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

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