Heavy rain, winds headed to Capital Region

Strong Winds & Heavy Rain May Lead to Power Issues

Rain, howling winds expected as storm is expected to hit LI

Below is the RPM computer model's forecast for wind gusts during the height of the storm (Sun10pm to Monday 4am). We are looking at 1-3 inches of rain in a window of 6 hours.

Scattered showers will begin to move into the state first thing Sunday morning. The front will eventually stall across New York's North Country, this will also mean some of the heaviest rain will be seen here.

Stay with us through the storm both online and on TV.we've got your back. Areas most prone to damage are locations along the shoreline and on high hilltops inland. This could be enough to cause flooding issues. River flooding is expected to be minor. Highs are expected to be in the mid-60s Monday and be back to more seasonal low 70s by Tuesday.

Today: Showers, areas of rain.

We're forecasting winds to gust between 45 to 60 miles per hour statewide. The low overnight at the Covington airport was 41 and highs are only expected to reach the low 50s.

Sunday night: Rain, heavy at times. Power outages are a possibility. "Gusts could go as high as 40 MPH Monday", Cameron said.

That wind should kick up around midnight and continue into the afternoon Monday, creating a cooler and blustery start for the workweek. Some clearing late in the late, remaining quite windy.

According to the National Wather Service, new rainfall amounts between three quarters and one inch possible were possible Sunday afternoon, with another one to two inches possible at night, and between a tenth and a quarter of an inch possible Monday morning. "Even on Halloween, you can look for a high temperature right around 60 degrees", Ingram said. Great weather for trick-or-treaters!

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