Hazardous weather alert issued for our area Tuesday
The National Weather Service issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for Putnam and Northern Westchester counties Tuesday, as thunderstorms, heavy rain and lightning are expected this afternoon and into this evening.
"There is potential for heavy rainfall which may produce localized flash flooding," the NWS said. "Gusty winds and lightning strikes are also threats."
Residents are encouraged to exercise caution when outdoors.