Severe weather outbreaks yesterday caused intense wind and rain for prolonged periods across New York State. Significant rainfall and strong winds were recorded, with tornado warnings issued downstate in the Hudson Valley.
Wide swaths of continuous heavy precipitation were recorded in a northwest to southeast orientation from northern Erie and Orleans Counties straight through to the southern Hudson Valley. A second system ran parallel to the first from Syracuse and Utica to areas north of New Paltz.
Rainfall data provided by the National Weather Service Advance Hydrologic Prediction Service.
This report was provided by the Network for Environment and Weather Applications (NEWA) which is part of the New York State Integrated Pest Management Program in the College of Agriculture and Life Sciences at Cornell University.