Accuweather Alert: Thunderstorms on the way

Wednesday, March 01, 2017 02:31PM
NEW YORK - The storm system that spawned deadly tornadoes in the Midwest is on its way to the New York area, with thunderstorms expected to arrive in the afternoon.

The AccuWeather forecast calls for showers developing by mid-day, and two separate rounds of storms that will last into the evening.

The greatest threat will be damaging wind gusts, of up to 60 mph.

2:30PM UPDATE FROM LEE GOLDBERG


A wind advisory is in effect.



The stormy weather will be accompanied by near record warmth, with a high temperature Wednesday of 70.

Temperatures will then turn colder Wednesday night with a low of 48.

Tornadoes touched down in the upper Midwest and northern Arkansas on Tuesday, killing at least two people,

Click to watch the 7-day AccuWeather forecast and get the all the weather any time at abc7NY.com/weather.


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