Parts of The Hudson Valley Under a Tornado Watch Until 4 PM
The Hudson Valley is seeing some intense weather today.
For the past few days, we've been hearing about Tropical Strom Isaias heading up the east coast. The National Weather Service and Hudson Valley Weather are reporting that the Hudson Valley will be feeling the effects of Isaias throughout the day on Tuesday.
Starting around 2 pm we should be seeing heavy downpours along with strong winds, which is why there is a Flood Watch and Wind Advisory.
There are now reports that more dangerous weather is on the way. According to the National Weather Service, there is a Tornado Watch in effect for parts of the Hudson Valley including Orange, Westchester, Putnam, and Rockland counties until 4 pm this afternoon.
With a Tornado Watch, the NWS says to expect isolated hail and wind gusts up to 60 miles per hour.
Around 7 am on Tuesday morning Hudson Valley Weather shared on Facebook that they were picking up rotation on "two embedded thunderstorms, one headed NE towards Poughkeepsie and another crossing over from PA into Orange County west of Greenwood Lake" and added that today we "can't rule out isolated tornadoes or wind damage with these cells"
If you don't need to be out and about today in the Hudson Valley try to stay indoors. Make sure to bring loose items outdoors inside.
Stay home and stay safe. We'll keep you updated with the latest on the weather in the Hudson Valley as Tropical storm Isaias makes it's way up the coast.