Satellite Images Show Severe Storms Over New York

A series of rainstorms led to major flash flooding across the New York City area on Friday, September 29.

New York Governor Kathy Hochul declared a state of emergency for New York City, Long Island, and the Hudson Valley amid the heavy downpours.

Up to six inches of rain had fallen in the area by Friday at noon, the National Weather Service (NWS) said.

Flash flood warnings were still active across most of the city on Friday afternoon, according to the NWS.

These satellite images by the Cooperative Institute for Research in the Atmosphere (CIRA) show the storms over the area on Friday. Credit: CSU/CIRA & NOAA via Storyful

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