Tuesday, December 9, 2014


The New York City Office of Emergency Management (OEM) today issued a Travel Advisory for Tuesday, December 9th, through Wednesday, December 10th.
The National Weather Service is forecasting a powerful coastal storm that may impact NYC as early as Tuesday morning. Heavy rain, strong winds, and coastal flooding may occur. The NYC Flash Flood Plan has been activated.

The National Weather Service has issued

  • a Coastal Flood Advisory for Manhattan, Staten Island, Brooklyn, and southern Queens from 7 AM to 11 AM on Tuesday,
  • a Coastal Flood Warning for Bronx and northern Queens from 11 AM to 2 PM on Tuesday,
  • a Flood Watch citywide from Tuesday morning through early Wednesday, and
  • a High Wind Advisory citywide from 8 AM to 5 PM with gusts up to 50 mph possible.

Use caution while driving and allow for additional travel time.

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