The Storm Prediction Center has issued a Tornado Watch for the NYC area that is in effect until 9:00pm tonight. Already this morning, several tornado warnings have been issued across Brooklyn and Queens. Strong rotation in thunderstorms
was detected beginning around 10:30am. The NYFD has reported a possible tornado near Breezy Point, Rockaway, and Flatbush. The threat for strong to severe thunderstorms, capable of producing strong damaging winds and isolated tornadoes will continue through late this evening. Please keep abreast of the situation and stay alert for the issuance of any further watches or warnings. If a severe thunderstorm or tornado warning is issued for your location, take cover immediately. These are dangerous storms that are capable of producing significant damage.