Tornado watch issued for New York City on Monday
A tornado watch lasting until 7 a.m. Monday was issued for New York City and the surrounding areas early Monday by the National Weather Service.
Showers and thunderstorms packing heavy rains and damaging winds with gusts up to 30 mph are expected in the area.
Chance of rain will be 80 percent, with heavy storms at times throughout the day Monday.
Clearing is expected to come by the evening with cooler temperatures in the lower 40s.