New York City Weather: Severe Storm Wednesday Night

The severe storms rolling across the Southeast today will also affect New York City. Flood watches have been issued in areas in the Northeast including New York, Philadelphia, Albany, and Harrisburg. 

In New York City, a high wind warning will go into affect at 6 p.m. lasting until 6 a.m. Thursday; winds will reach close to 30 mph. 

In the flood warned cities, both flash floods and rising river levels are anticipated. 

The storms are part of a wave of severe storms that began in the southern states on Tuesday night.

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Elena is the Arts & Entertainment Editor at Mic. Her writing has appeared in The New York Times, Salon, Time Out New York, The New York Times Upfront, ABC News, and various travel publications. She is also a Princeton alum, a former Thailand resident, and a Brooklyn native.

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