Rain, howling winds expected as storm is expected to hit LI

Posted October 30, 2017

The 6 hour window for the strongest winds occurs 8PM Sunday through 2 AM Monday in which hurricane force winds are not out of the question along the shoreline. Power outages are possible, as is some property damage. We are looking at 1-3 inches of rain in a window of 6 hours. Some minor low-lying flooding is possible along the river banks on Monday. The area of low pressure will quickly intensify this evening as it also taps in the moisture and energy from the remnants of what was Tropical Storm Philippe. Jeff Smith answered questions about the storm on Facebook Live: A little rain will linger early tomorrow morning.

The northern portion of Cayuga County is under the same flash flood watch as southern Cayuga. It's going to bring a lot of rain and a lot of wind.

Cuomo's advisory says the the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Services has prepared assets and stockpiles to support response efforts that may arise during the current weather watches in place across the state.

Even inland CT will experience winds 25-50 miles per hour, which is strong enough to cause power outages due to trees still having leaves on them.

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Sunday Night: Heavy rain and strong gusty winds.

Monday: Areas of rain through mid morning.

Forecasters say Halloween will be sunny with a high in the mid to upper 50's. Highs in the lower to middle 60s. We remain cool and dry Wednesday, followed by a return shower chance Thursday and Friday. Highs are expected to be in the mid-60s Monday and be back to more seasonal low 70s by Tuesday. Temperatures falling to the lower 50s by late afternoon.