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Tornado Watch Issued For NYC & Surrounding Areas

Tornado Watch Issued For NYC & Surrounding Areas

The watch covers Broome, Chenango, Delaware, Otsego, Sullivan, Madison and Oneida counties in NY, as well as Susquehanna, Lackawanna, Wayne, Luzerne, Pike and Wyoming counties in Pennsylvania.

"There's a small chance of isolated tornadoes mainly from the New York City metro area on west and north", it said in a bulletin issued at 5 a.m.

Friday's potentially severe weather appears to be the only blemish on the forecast for the Fourth of July weekend.

The Weather Channel says to expect high winds and hail starting mid-afternoon before the line of storms clears up around 11 p.m. The main threat is damaging winds.

Storms will approach eastern New England, including Boston, in a weakening stage during Friday night. It only means they are possible.

Klinsmann sees Copa as positive step; Gulati to assess
I would argue that the U.S.is a top 20 team, but the team needs to play opponents outside of CONCACAF in order to improve. The South American squad's win gave them their best finish in the competition since they were crowned Champions in 2001.

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm watch for Morris County.

The office of the National Weather Service which covers the five northeastern counties offered a more ominous warning, too.

There is an 80 percent chances of rain during the day and a 90 percent chance overnight.

DEEP officials said people should be careful when using sparklers, fireworks and other flammable materials.

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