With the rains gone and the wind softened, some appear to believe it’s safe to go outside. Cars are on the road and pedestrians are in the streets. But the city is warning residents to stay indoors as tropical storm conditions return to the area.
Notify NYC just issued the following alert:
Notification issued 8/28/11 at 2:40 PM. The National Weather Service has issued a Tropical Storm Warning for New York City. As Hurricane IRENE departs, maximum winds are still forecast to be in the 30-40 MPH range, with gusts up to 55 MPH through late afternoon. For more information visit: http://www.weather.gov/nyc.
Stay safe, and please don’t drive.