Heavy Rains Expected After Flood Warning Expires, Weather Service Says

By Aidan Gardiner on September 2, 2013 1:15pm 

 A Labor Day storm was expected to drop one to two inches of rain per hour Monday afternoon.
A Labor Day storm was expected to drop one to two inches of rain per hour Monday afternoon.
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NEW YORK CITY — A flash flood warning issued by the National Weather Service expired early Monday afternoon, but heavy rains were expected to pelt the city later in the evening.

A thunderstorm was expected to sit over the city and dump approximately one to two inches of rain per hour in every borough except Staten Island, according to the Weather Service.

Western Queens and Midtown Manhattan were expected to be hit hardest, meteorologists said.

The flood warning, broadcast about 1 p.m., expired at 3 p.m., according to the Weather Service.

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