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Strong storm on Memorial Day triggers Red Alert in NYC. Here's the First Alert Forecast.

First Alert Weather: Strong-to-severe storms on Monday
First Alert Weather: Strong-to-severe storms on Monday 02:36

NEW YORK -- A Red Alert is in place for Monday night due to the threat of strong-to-severe thunderstorms. 

The Memorial Day weekend got off to a great start Saturday and the sunny and warm trend continued on Sunday.

But all of that is about to change.

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Monday's forecast  

Unfortunately, the stellar weather will almost certainly disappear on Memorial Day. On-and-off showers are expected from the morning hours through the afternoon.

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After 6 p.m. is when the Red Alert conditions will move in. Strong-to-severe thunderstorms are anticipated up until midnight. The storms could contain torrential rain, damaging wind, and hail. A very humid airmass will be in place by then, so the storms will have a lot of moisture to work with, and therefore could be capable of producing flash flooding. The greatest chance of flooding would be for areas northwest of the city. Highs will reach the mid 70s.

Any lingering showers exit early Tuesday when sunshine returns!

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