Storms to bring downpours, threat of flooding to Tri-State this weekend

Saturday storms
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By 1010 WINS

NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Strong thunderstorms and oppressive heat hit the Tri-State on Saturday, and more stormy weather is expected to roll through Saturday night, bringing a threat of flooding.

It was hot and steamy throughout the day, with a high of 88 in Midtown and AccuWeather RealFeel temperatures between 95 and 100 degrees.

Storms moved across the Tri-State starting Saturday afternoon, bringing gusty winds, torrential downpours and lightning to parts of New Jersey. A tornado warning was even issued for Hunterdon County until shortly before 5 p.m. and flash flood and thunderstorm warnings were issued for other Garden State counties throughout the day.

Thunderstorms are expected to hit the city late Saturday evening into the night. The storms may bring heavy downpours and the threat of flooding to low-lying areas.

The low Saturday night will dip to 73 as the humidity dies down.

Sunday forecast

Sunday will be partly to mostly sunny with lowering humidity; a stray shower or thunderstorm still possible in some Jersey suburbs. High 84.

Monday will be mostly sunny and pleasant. High 82.

Monday forecast
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