There will be hazardous driving conditions on Monday. A
strong low pressure system will move into the region bringing
active weather. Expect heavy rain and gusty winds in the
afternoon to evening.
Here's what is happening. There is a strong low pressure system
over Mississippi, drawing in warm air and moisture from the Gulf
of Mexico. This system will move very quickly northeast and move
directly through New York State on Monday.
Here's the timeline:
Sunday night: Increasing clouds. Low 35.
Monday morning: Light rain begins. Upper 30s.
Monday afternoon: Heavy rain and gusty winds. High 53.
Monday evening: Heavy rain and gusty winds. Lower 50s.
Monday night: Light rain and cloudy. Low 45.
Tuesday: Scattered light rain showers. High 48.
Wind speeds will be around 15-20mph, with gusts up to 30mph
during the afternoon to evening. These strong winds, combined
with the heavy rain, will create hazardous driving conditions. Be
careful and give yourself extra time driving.
This unpleasant weather sticks around for the next few days. Not
good weather to make any outdoor plans. Stay tuned for the latest
forecast and watch NEWSChannel 2 for more details!