NYC: Downpour Risk to Increase Thursday

By , Senior Meteorologist
August 20, 2014; 4:03 AM ET
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After a period of dry air, drenching showers will survive the trip into New York City from the Midwest.

At this time, it appears the greatest risk of downpours heavy enough to cause flash and urban flooding will be well west of the city.

However, people driving or flying to and from that direction may encounter some delays.

Temperatures are forecast to remain near or slightly below average through the weekend. Temperatures typically range from a low of 67 to a high of 82 F.

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During next week, there are signs of some hot weather for a few days, especially during the second half of the week. Temperatures may hit 90 degrees.

AccuWeather will also be watching for an uptick in tropical activity during the last part of August. September is typically the most active month in terms of tropical storms and hurricanes in the Atlantic Basin.


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