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The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for all of New York City, lasting through today and tomorrow morning, with eight inches of snow and 40 mile-per-hour wind gusts predicted. It’s the first snowstorm of the year, and is forecast to have near-blizzard conditions and single-digit temperatures. The snowstorm will deliver its biggest…

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Tonight and tomorrow, NY Rising, a New York State effort leading the rebuilding and recovery of Superstorm Sandy-battered communities, is coming to the neighborhood to hear your concerns. It’ll be the first time the group convenes locally for public input, and will reveal some of their proposals for rebuilding the neighborhood and implementing storm-protection initiatives.…

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The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch until 5 p.m. today in all five borough of New York City, as well as parts of New Jersey and Long Island. A cold front is moving into the area this afternoon, bringing with it heavy rainfall, thunder and strong winds that could hit 75 miles…

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The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has issued an Air Quality Health Advisory for New York City until 11:00 p.m. tonight. People with heart or lung disease, older adults, and children should reduce prolonged or heavy exertion today, though the general public should not be affected. For more information please visit: http://1.usa.gov/NNxJS.

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Temperatures are expected to float around the 100-degree mark throughout the current work week, with temperatures hitting as high as 102 degrees today. While rain is forecast to hit Friday, the temperatures won’t really begin to drop until Sunday, when it finally goes below 90 degrees. The National Weather Service has issued a heat advisory…

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The National Weather Service this morning issued a heat advisory for New York City until 6 p.m. tomorrow, cautioning vulnerable populations to stay cool if they can. With temperatures expected to hit the low-90s today and tomorrow, with high humidity and possible thunderstorms in the afternoons and evenings, people without air conditioning, older adults, and people…

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Mayor Michael Bloomberg’s administration released a new evacuation map on Tuesday, creating a more zone system and adding 600,000 additional people to evacuation areas. The new maps create zones numbered one through six, replacing Zones A, B and C, offering city officials more leeway in ordering specific areas to evacuate in the face of an…

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This just in from the National Weather Service… Notification issued on 5/23/13 at 3:30 PM. The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning citywide until 5:30 PM. Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other drainage areas and low lying spots. Do not…

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The National Weather Service issued a sudden Flash Flood Warning shortly before 8:30 a.m. and lasting until 9:15 a.m., as a torrent of rainfall came down on Brooklyn, flooding homes, highways and and streets. There was major flooding on the Belt Parkway near Cropsey Avenue, and the highway ultimately shut down for short period because…

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