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LIVE: Tracking first nor'easter of the season in Northeast

The first nor'easter of the season is expected to bring heavy rain, flooding and strong winds across the Northeast

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Record Breaking New York Rainfall

Syracuse, NY saw a record-breaking 2.31" of rain Tuesday knocking off the previous 1943 record of 1.51". Their monthly October average is 3.24".

With 2.44" of rain, Binghamton broke their 1978 record of .77"

Cayuga Lake in Ithaca, NY is under a Flood Warning and is currently at the moderate flood level. Lake waters are forecast to rise to major flood level Thursday.

Posted by Hillary Andrews

Incredible New York and New Jersey rain totals

St. James, NY on Long Island just reported 5.35" of rain and Park Ridge, NJ had 5.24"

Heavy rain continues to travel north. Emergency managers in Tomkins County, NY in the Finger Lakes area report home and road flooding while crews are busy in Sullivan County with multiple water rescues. Do not drive through a flooded roadway.

Posted by Hillary Andrews

UPDATE: Boston Clocks 52 mph Wind Gust

The nor'easter continues to pound Massachusetts with Boston reporting a 52 mph wind gust. Hull's top wind gust was 77 mph.

Posted by Hillary Andrews

77 mph Wind Gust in Hull

A reporting station in Scituate, MA clocked a 68 mph wind gust while Hull reported a 77 mph. Strong and gusty winds will continue to push north into the North Shore, New Hampshire, and Maine. Boston currently has 24 mph sustained winds and is bracing for forecasted 60 to 70 mph gusts into the early morning.

Posted by Hillary Andrews

Nor'easter dropped 5" of rain in Pennsylvania and continues through Upstate New York and New England

Heavy rains are tapering off through the Southern Delaware River Valley and the New York Tri-State area but flash flooding is still possible after the nor'easter dropped 5" of rain in Beach Lake, PA. Matawan, NJ had 4.25" since the start of the storm.

The Southern Tier of New York is under a Flash Flood Warning. Seneca County has declared a State of Emergency as underpasses and some urban area streets are underwater.

Posted by Hillary Andrews
Developing Story

Strongest up to 60 mph winds forecast for Massachusetts North Shore

One of FOX Weather's forecast models shows tropical storm force winds across Cape Cod, Scituate, Boston and Gloucester around 10 PM EDT. The light tan area shows winds nearing 60 miles per hour.

The National Weather Service just recorded a 64 mph wind gust in Hull.

Strong winds already blew a tree into powerlines in Chatham taking out neighborhood power and blocking roads.

Posted by Hillary Andrews

Flash Flood Emergency issued for Moravia, NY and Locke, NY

A Flash Flood Emergency has been issued for Moravia, NY and Locke, NY. NWS meteorologists said record flooding is expected on the Owasco Intlet. The inlet is expected to crest around 11 feet. Residents in low-lying areas are encouraged to seek higher ground.

Posted by Andrew Wulfeck

Flood Warnings issued for Upstate NY

The National Weather Service in Buffalo is warning of heavy rainS and issued flood warnings for Cayuga, Ontario and Wayne counties until 11 p.m. Meteorologists say nearly 2 inches of rain has already fallen and more is on the way.

Posted by Andrew Wulfeck

Rainfall totals adding up

Several inches of rain have already fallen in parts of New Jersey, New York and Connecticut and it will continue for many areas. The FOX 3D Weather Radar is still lighting up with plenty of rain to go.

Posted by Andrew Wulfeck
Developing Story

Passaic River in New Jersey nears flood stage

The NWS issued flood warnings for the Passaic River above Singac and at Little Falls in New Jersey.

At 3:45 p.m. the river was above 6 feet and the river's flood stage is 8.5 feet.

The river is expected to rise above flood stage late Wednesday morning and continue rising Thursday morning. Above 9 feet, area bridges will close.

Posted by Emilee Speck

UPDATE: I-81 in New York reopens after flooding closure

I-81 northbound at the Cortland/Onondaga County line was temporarily closed at exit 14 due to flooding, according to the New York State Police.

The interstate reopened about one hour later.

Posted by Emilee Speck

Flood warning issued for Susquehanna River in New York

The NWS has issued a flood warning for the Susquehanna River for Delaware and Chenango counties in New York.

Moderate flooding is expected from late Tuesday to early Friday morning, according to the NWS.

The flood stage for the river is 15 feet. At 3:30 p.m. Tuesday the stage was 11.2 feet.

Posted by Emilee Speck

Rising water in Apalachin, New York

Ron Murphy in Apalachin, New York recorded this video Tuesday of the rising creek waters.

Posted by Emilee Speck

Flood warning for central New York, northeast Pennsylvania

The National Weather Service issued a flood warning for areas in central New York and northeast Pennsylvania.

Delaware County, Otsego County, Sullivan County in New York and Pike County and Wayne County in northeastern Pennsylvania are under flood warnings until 6:30 p.m. ET.

For flood warnings, you need to keep a close eye on water levels in your area and move to higher ground if those levels start to increase.

Posted by Emilee Speck

Video: Water rescues in Sullivan County, New York

The Sullivan County Democrat reports at least two calls for water rescues have been made Tuesday to emergency services. The video above shows high water levels on Callicoon Creek.

Posted by Emilee Speck

Roads may become impassable in Rhode Island due to flash flooding

Rhode Island’s Emergency Management Agency is warning residents that some roads may become impassable Tuesday night because of flash flooding.

The area could receive about 4 inches of rain from the nor’easter.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

Watch: Flooding reported in Brooklyn

Video from New York City shows a flooded street in Brooklyn.

Several inches of rain can be expected in the area as the season's first nor'easter moves through.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

Flash Flood Warning issued for Auburn, Cortland and Manlius, NY

A flash flood warning has been issued for Auburn, Cortland and Manlius New York until 6:30 p.m.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

Flood advisory issued for Albany, NY

A flood advisory has been issued for Albany, New York.

It’s in effect until 5:30 p.m.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

Drivers urged to avoid several areas of Newark

The Department of Public Safety in Newark, New Jersey, are advising drivers to avoid several areas because of the risk for flooding Tuesday.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

Flooding closes Route 20 in Lafayette, NY

Crews are on the scene of a flooded road in New York state.

Route 20 is closed in Lafayette.

Drivers are urged to avoid the area and find an alternate route.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

More flooding reported on Saw Mill River Parkway in NY

Northbound lanes are closed at Ashford Avenue in Ardsley to Route 119 in Elmsford.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

Flash Flood Warning remains in effect for Monticello, Liberty and South Fallsburg, NY

A flash flood warning remains in effect for Monticello, Liberty and South Fallsburg, New York until 4:15 p.m.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

Flood Advisory for Chenango, Madison, Oneida counties in NY

A Flood Advisory has been issued for Chenango, Madison, Oneida counties in New York until 4:30 p.m.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

Saw Mill River Parkway closed in several locations in NY

Heavy rain continues to impact the Saw Mill River Parkway in several locations in New York.

Avoid the area and find alternate routes.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

Central Park picks up nearly 3 inches of rain

The National Weather Service released a list of rain totals through 1 p.m.

Central Park picked up nearly 3 inches of rain.

Newark Airport received more than 3 inches of rain.

LaGuardia Airport received 2.15 inches of rain.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

Watch: Cars drive over flooded roads in New Jersey

Video posted to twitter on Tuesday show cars driving over flooded roads in Piscataway, New Jersey. 

Posted by Steven Yablonski

Boston mayor urges people to stay off the roads

Boston Mayor Kim Janey is urging people to stay off the roads and use public transportation.

Boston residents are also urged to tie down anything outside that’s not permanently fixed down and to clear catch basins of debris and leaves.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

Flash Flood Warning issued in southern New York, northeastern Pennsylvania

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning valid until 3:45 p.m. Eastern time for western Delaware, southwestern Otsego and southwestern Sullivan counties in New York and Pike and Wayne counties in Pennsylvania.

Flooded roads have been reported by local law enforcement in several locations across the area, especially along Callicoon Creek, according to the NWS.

Between 2.5 and 3 inches of rain has already fallen, and moderate to heavy rain will continue into this afternoon, the NWS said.

Posted by Brian Donegan

Vehicle in river in Sullivan County, New York

The National Weather Service reported a vehicle was in the river near Kenoza Lake in Sullivan County, New York.

Roads in the area have been closed because of the flooding.

Posted by Brian Donegan

Cars stranded on flooded roads in Monticello, NY

Wasser Way and Sturgis Road near the Government Center in Monticello are closed due to flooding.

Drivers are urged to avoid flooded roads and find an alternate route.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

Trees fall onto power lines in Connecticut

Strong winds in Connecticut have uprooted trees, knocking them down onto power lines.

Eversource is working to repair damage like this across the state, the utility company said on Twitter.

Posted by Brian Donegan

State of emergency declared for Suffolk County, New York

Suffolk County Executive Steve Bellone declared a state of emergency for the county as the nor’easter continues to bring heavy rain and strong winds to eastern Long Island.

"Residents should stay alert, as this storm is far from over," Bellone said on Twitter.

Posted by Brian Donegan

National Grid prepositions crews ahead of nor’easter

National Grid has prepositioned 2,400 field-based crews to respond to any power outages caused by the nor’easter.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

Flood Warning issued in northeastern Pennsylvania

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning valid until 4:15 p.m. Eastern time for Northampton, Monroe and eastern Carbon counties in northeastern Pennsylvania.

Doppler radar indicated periods of moderate to heavy rain across the area. Between 2 and 4 inches of rain have fallen so far, with an additional inch or two possible though the day, according to the NWS.

Flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly in the warned area, the NWS said.

Posted by Brian Donegan

Flood Warnings issued in upstate New York

The National Weather Service has issued a Flood Warning valid until 6:15 p.m. Eastern time for Greene and Ulster counties in east-central New York.

Doppler radar has indicated heavy rain over this area. Flooding of small streams, low-lying areas and poor-drainage locations is expected to begin shortly in the warned area, according to the NWS.

Between 2 and 3 inches of rain has already fallen, and an additional 1 to 2 inches is expected in the area, the NWS said.

Posted by Brian Donegan

Northeastern University closes main campus tents

The main campus tents used for testing at Boston's Northeastern University will be closed through Wednesday due to the anticipated heavy rain and strong winds.

The tent outside of Cabot Testing Center is the only one that will remain open during the storm.

Posted by Brian Donegan

Boston's Logan Airport warning of possible disruptions

Because of the incoming nor’easter, operations could be affect at Boston’s Logan International Airport.

Passengers are advised to check with airlines before heading to the airport in ycase there are delays/cancellations.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

Flash Flood Warning issued in the Catskills

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning valid until 2:45 p.m. Eastern time for Delaware and Sullivan counties in New York's Catskill Mountains.

Flooded roads in several locations were starting to be reported across the area by local law enforcement, according to the NWS.

Between 2.5 and 3 inches of rain has already fallen, and the NWS says moderate to heavy rain will continue into this afternoon.

Posted by Brian Donegan

Flooding reported across Newark, New Jersey

Some areas of New Jersey have already seen several inches of rain from this nor'easter, and more could fall before the storm winds down.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

Flash Flood Warning issued in New York's Southern Tier

The National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Warning valid until 1:15 p.m. Eastern time for Delaware and Otsego counties in New York's Southern Tier.

Radar is estimating 1.5 to 2.5 inches of rain has already fallen, and moderate to heavy rainfall is expected to continue in this area into early afternoon.

Flash flooding is ongoing or likely to begin shortly, the NWS said.

Posted by Brian Donegan

Nearly 4.5 inches of rain reported in Westchester County, New York

Mount Kisco, New York, in Westchester County, received 4.46 inches of rain as of about 11 a.m. Tuesday morning.

Numerous other locations in northeastern New Jersey and the lower Hudson Valley have also picked up more than 4 inches of rain so far.

Click here for a complete list of rainfall totals in the New York City tri-state area.

Posted by Brian Donegan

Empty cargo vehicles banned on various bridges in NYC

Because of the high winds in the New York City area, police have implemented a soft ban on empty cargo vehicles on several bridges in the area.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

New Jersey remains under state of emergency

A state of emergency was declared in New Jersey. People are advised to stay off the roads, don’t drive into flooded areas and stay away from downed power lines.

Make sure electronic devices are charged in case of power outages.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

Moderate flooding forecast for Millstone River in New Jersey

The National Weather Service is forecasting moderate flooding for the Millstone River at Blackwells Mills, New Jersey.

Minor flooding is predicted along the Raritan River at Manville and Boundbrook, New Jersey.

Posted by Brian Donegan

Disruptions possible at JFK Airport in NYC

John F. Kennedy Airport in New York City announced there may be flight disruptions Tuesday as a nor’easter impacts the area.

Travelers are reminded to check with airlines before heading to the airport.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

Watch: New Jersey Gov. Murphy providing updates on nor’easter

New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy is joined by other officials to provide updates on the region’s first nor’easter of the season.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

Take a look at the developing nor’easter from space

The National Weather Service posted a satellite loop of the developing nor’easter spinning off the coast Tuesday morning.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

Here's what to expect with the first nor'easter of the season

Heavy rain, damaging winds and flooding are expected across the Northeast Tuesday as the region gets hit with the first nor'easter of the season.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

1-3 inches of rain already reported in many locations

The National Weather Service says 1-3 inches of rain has already fallen across the area with locally higher amounts.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

Flash Flood Warning for Newark, Jersey City, Paterson, NJ extended

The Flash Flood Warning issued for Newark, Jersey City and Paterson, New Jersey has been extended until 10:30 a.m.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

Ferry service canceled in Salem, Mass. due to impending nor’easter

Ferry service in Salem, Massachusetts has been canceled in advance of a nor’easter that’s expected to impact the area Tuesday.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

Watch: Water covers roads in New York City

Water covers roads in Forest Hills, Queens in New York City. Flooding is a concern as the area gets hit with the first nor'easter of the season.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

Flash Flood Warning for Newark, Jersey City, Paterson, NJ

A flash flood warning is in effect for Newark, Jersey City and Paterson, New Jersey until 9:30 a.m.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

Flooding closes Saw Mill River Parkway in New York

The Saw Mill River Parkway is closed northbound at the Taconic Parkway Ramp because of flooding at Marble Avenue.

The ramp from the Taconic Parkway to the Saw Mill Parkway northbound will be closed. x

Southbound is still open.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

Watch: Water leaking into NYC subway station

Water has started leaking into subway stations in New York City as the region’s first nor’easter of the season brings heavy rain and strong winds to the area.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

Taconic State Parkway closed in Westchester County, NY

NY State Police say the Taconic State Parkway is closed in both directions between Commerce Street and Stevens Avenue in Mount Pleasant due to flooding.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

New York governor declares state of emergency

Gov. Kathy Hochul has declared a state of emergency for parts of New York as the region’s first nor’easter of the season gets underway.

She’s advising people not to drive in flooded areas and avoid all downed power lines.

Posted by Steven Yablonski

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