Monday, October 7, 2013

Be Advised, New York City Tornado Watch Until 5 PM Tonight - Which Means Roosevelt Island Too

NYC Gov Tweets:

According to NYC AccuWeather report:
... There is a chance of a brief spin-up tornado, which could be concealed by rain.

According to 1010 WINS Radio, a crane hoisting a load became disabled the top of a building on West 57th Street, between 6th and 7th avenues in Manhattan Monday midday, Oct. 7, 2013.

There is the potential for high winds in the New York area late Monday afternoon.

The strongest winds and heaviest rain will hit Manhattan from west to east between 3:00 and 5:00 p.m. Monday. Gusts with the storms could reach between 40 and 60 mph. Prior to the storms winds from the south and southeast will average 12 to 25 mph. As the storms roll through, winds will suddenly shift into the west....

Here's how a couple of Brooklyn guys handled a 2010 Tornado watching from their apartment.

Just be careful today.