Flood advisories expire for New York, New Jersey

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(PIX11) – Several counties in New York, New Jersey and Connecticut were under flood advisories Monday morning as the first in a week-long string of storms brought wet weather to the region.

The warnings expired at 11:15 a.m., according to the National Weather Service.

In New York, the following areas were under flood advisories:

  • Bronx
  • Kings
  • Nassau
  • New York
  • Queens
  • Richmond
  • Westchester

These areas in New Jersey were under the advisories:

  • Bergen
  • Essex
  • Hudson
  • Union

Fairfield County in Connecticut was also under a flood advisory.

Expect a warm, wet and muggy Monday with temperatures hovering in the mid-70s and scattered showers throughout the day.

The heaviest precipitation will fall in the morning, followed by a brief dry spell before noon, according to PIX11 News meteorologist Linda Church. In the early afternoon, several independent cells are expected to move into the area, bringing with them scattered, quick but heavy downpours, possibly until about 8 p.m.

The threat of rain and thunderstorms will linger through the end of the week.