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First weather alert: Red alert for strong and potentially violent thunderstorms on Friday


NEW YORK — It’s a red alert day with strong and potentially severe thunderstorms heading our way Friday afternoon into overnight.

Storms are capable of producing downpours, damaging winds, hail, and even a single tornado. The greatest risk, overall, will be west of the city.

First weather alert: Red alert for strong and potentially violent thunderstorms on Friday

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Fog and clouds will give way to rain from mid to late afternoon, with the busiest time around 3-4 p.m. west until about 8 p.m. east of town.

Storms could impact vacation travel on roads and at airports.

First weather alert: Red alert for strong and potentially violent thunderstorms on Friday

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Expect showers overnight and into Saturday.

Sunday looks best with mostly sunshine and highs closer to 80. Then Memorial Day looks like the best of the bunch.

First weather alert: Red alert for strong and potentially violent thunderstorms on Friday

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