Jul 09, 2021 at 5:16 PM NEW YORK (AP) — The fast-moving storm Elsa lashed New York City and New England with heavy rain and high winds Friday, flooding streets, toppling trees and hindering some rail service. Maximum sustained winds from the storm were near 50 mph with higher gusts as it moved over Massachusetts.What was maximum sustained winds of tropical storm Elsa?
Maximum sustained winds from the storm were near 50 mph with higher gusts as it moved over Massachusetts. But the U.S. National Hurricane Center said in its 2 p.m. update that Elsa was no longer considered a tropical storm. A truck drives through slight flooding on Furman Street in Brooklyn, New York on July 09, 2021.Is the Deegan Expressway shut down for Tropical Storm Elsa?
Thou shalt not pass. Highways across the city were overwhelmed with water on Thursday afternoon, as rains ahead of Tropical Storm Elsa shut down the Major Deegan Expressway in the Bronx.Is there thunderstorm watch in New York City?
Thursday also saw a severe thunderstorm watch announced for parts of New York — including New York City and Long Island — and New Jersey, Connecticut and Pennsylvania. The watch was expected to remain in effect until 9 p.m. EDT. Rain was forecast in New York City across most hours through 10 a.m. Friday.