NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — New York Metropolis officers are warning folks to remain inside as Tropical Melancholy Ida strikes by way of with heavy rain Wednesday.
A flash flood watch is in impact till 2 p.m. Thursday, and the Workplace of Emergency Administration issued a journey advisory into Thursday morning. The Division of Buildings additionally ordered development crews to safe their gear.
Mayor Bill de Blasio mentioned the town may see 3 to six inches of rain.
“There’s going to be a whole lot of rain. You’re going to see these locations that flood quickly. Watch out,” he mentioned throughout his morning briefing. “As per normal, don’t drive right into a scenario the place there’s heavy water, deep water. That may be very harmful. Don’t stroll into that sort of scenario.”
The heaviest downpours are anticipated later Wednesday night into the in a single day hours.
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