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Severe thunderstorm warning issued in Manhattan, Queens, Bronx, parts of Long Island

Posted: 5:50 PM, May 26, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-26 19:02:11-04

NEW YORK —A severe thunderstorm warning was issued in parts of New York on Sunday evening.

The warning was issued around 5:45 p.m. in Manhattan, Queens, Hudson and Nassau County. It ended at 6:30 p.m. A separate warning in the Bronx ended at 7 p.m.

Forecasters warned of possible wind gusts of up to 60 mph. Penny-sized hail was also a possibility.

Nearly 6.9 million people live in the impacted area.

A severe thunderstorm warning was also issued in New Jersey on Sunday evening.