Tornado Warning Issued For The Bronx

Posted 12 minutes ago
The National Weather Service in Upton NY has issued a

* Tornado Warning for…
Queens County in southeastern New York…
Bronx County in southeastern New York…
Northern Nassau County in southeastern New York…

* Until 1045 PM EDT.

* At 1018 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a
tornado was located over Whitestone, or over Flushing, moving east
at 20 mph.
SOURCE…Radar indicated rotation.
IMPACT…Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without
shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed.
Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree
damage is likely.

* This dangerous storm will be near…
Bayside around 1025 PM EDT.
Great Neck and City Island around 1030 PM EDT.
Garden City and Port Washington around 1040 PM EDT.
Glen Cove and Mineola around 1045 PM EDT.
Recommended actions
TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest
floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors or in
a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect
yourself from flying debris.

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