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Tornado Warning Issued For Northern Westchester

A look at the storms and rain moving east to west late Tuesday afternoon. Photo Credit: National Weather Service
A look at where scattered thunderstorms with locally heavy rain are possible. Photo Credit: National Weather Service

The National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Warning for Northern Westchester and Rockland late Tuesday afternoon.

The warning went into effect at 4:12 p.m. and lasts until 4:45 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 2 and came as a severe thunderstorm swept through from west to east capable of producing a tornado.

It was located near Pomona, or 7 miles northwest of Haverstraw, moving east at 15 mph.

The dangerous storm will be near Peekskill at 4:45 p.m., radar indicated.

Residents should move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building and avoid windows.

If you are outdoors or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris.

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