Flood warning issued for Staten Island Sunday evening


STATEN ISLAND, NY – Flooding is possible on Staten Island streets near the shoreline Sunday evening, according to the city’s Notify NYC alert system.

The National Weather Service issued a coastal flood statement from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m.

Sunday’s forecast includes a 40% chance of showers and thunderstorms, as well as patchy fog until dark.

The tides could be a foot above normal, which could cause “roads and coastal properties to flood,” according to Notify NYC.

Thursday is expected to be dry and mostly sunny with a high temperature of 60 degrees, according to AccuWeather.com.

People should not drive through floodwaters as the moisture could damage their vehicles. The water could also be polluted.

“Move your car to higher ground and wash it thoroughly if it comes in contact with flood water,” according to Notify NYC. “New York City residents, please call 311 if you experience flooding that renders roads impassable, causes property damage, or persists for more than 48 hours.”

The National Weather Service also reported a Unsafe Outlook Warning Monday to Saturday, with thunderstorms expected.

Monday’s forecast is expected to see thunderstorms after 2 p.m. as well as gusty winds and a high of 76.

The warning says Monday could see potentially damaging winds, large hail and an isolated tornado is a possibility.

Showers are expected to continue overnight with thunderstorms producing small hail and gusty winds, according to the National Weather Service.


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