The tropical storm that will be barreling through the area this weekend could result in as much of 4 inches of rainfall, according to the National Weather Service.
After sunny days Friday and Saturday, the storm bringing heavy rain and gusty winds is now expected to move through the tristate region starting early Sunday morning, with showers and possibly a thunderstorm after midnight, and overnight rainfall of a half-inch possible.
A stormy Sunday, the fifth anniversary of Super Storm Sandy, will see showers and thunderstorms, with some of the storms producing heavy rain, with rainfall amounts of up to 2 inches possible during daylight hours.
Gusty winds of up to 28 miles per hour could bring down trees and cause power outages and be accompanied by flash flooding and locally severe storms.
Rain, which will be heavy at times, will continue Sunday night with another 1 to 2 inches possible.
Spotty showers will continue until around noontime Monday as the cold front passes through, bringing down temperatures. Monday's high will only be in the mid- to upper-50s with partly sunny skies in the afternoon,
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