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Severe Weather Slams Westchester
The National Weather Service is calling for Rain, heavy at times throughout the day and into tomorrow morning. There is a flood watch posted as well as a high wind warning.
Rainfall totals of between two and a half to four and a half inches are expected through Friday evening. The heaviest rain is expected late Thursday into Friday.
Forecasters say a high wind warning is also in effect and are expected to develop later today when a warm front moves in. Sustained winds of 25-35 miles per hour are expected with gusts of up to 60 mph. The wind gusts will be capable of producing minor property damage and downing trees and power lines.
As of 10:30 a.m. NYSEG is reporting power outages in a number of Westchester communities, including Amawalk, Bedford,Granite Springs, Katonah, Pound Ridge, Purdys and Yorktown Heights. No Con Edison outages are reported at this time.
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