Thankfully, Hurricane Nate weakened when it made landfall. This Morning Nate will hit NYC, bringing heavy of rain and high winds. Here’s everything you need to know.
According to the National Weather Service, thanks to Hurricane Nate, New York City will get over an inch and a half of rain and high winds lasting over 10 hours. Looks like the Fall has officially started, guys.
After causing widespread flooding and devastation in Central America, Hurricane Nate made landfall on Saturday night around Biloxi, near the mouth Mississippi River. Nate weakened upon making landfall and was downgraded to a tropical storm.
Scattered showers today with a more steady rain developing Monday and Monday night. pic.twitter.com/51EhIfxQNR
— NWS New York NY (@NWSNewYorkNY) October 8, 2017
The heavy weather is expected to start around 10-11 am today and continue on through 8-9 pm. We could see some minor flooding in areas with poor drainage, but nothing to be too concerned about. It IS advisable to take your umbrella, those popup umbrella vendors cost enough for you to sell a kidney, and their merchandise has the life expectancy of a fruit fly.
In terms of wind, AMNewYork reports:
Wind gusts Monday afternoon are likely to peak at 30 mph in Brooklyn and Queens, and at 25 mph in the Bronx and Manhattan.
[Mon→Mon Night] Gusty winds are forecast for tomorrow, mainly in the afternoon and evening hours. The strongest gusts will be over NYC/LI. pic.twitter.com/CjL8mcJ5vY
— NWS New York NY (@NWSNewYorkNY) October 9, 2017
Leave the suede at home today guys, and be prepared for the Subway to smell like wet dog. If nothing else, you can finally enjoy that pumpkin syrup infused drink and pretend you are actually in Autumn.
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