A twister warning for elements of Brooklyn and Queens woke New Yorkers early Tuesday, however there have been no speedy experiences of twister sightings.
A flash flood warning remained in impact till 7:30 a.m. for a big portion of Staten Island, Brooklyn and Queens.
The Nationwide Climate Service despatched an emergency alert to cellphones shortly after 4:30 a.m. on Tuesday, with many individuals on social media saying that it had jolted them awake. The twister warning was in impact till 5 a.m. and coated the southern ideas of Brooklyn and Queens, roughly within the space of Coney Island and the Rockaways.
Whereas a extreme climate watch signifies an occasion is feasible, a extreme climate warning signifies the occasion is already occurring, is imminent or probably. The emergency alert suggested folks to “take shelter now in a basement or an inside room on the bottom flooring of a sturdy constructing.”
It continued: “If you’re outside, in a cellular residence, or in a car, transfer to the closest substantial shelter and defend your self from flying particles. Test media.”
Supply: NY Times