News NYC weather: Rain hits city as Florence remnants move out of tristate area Heavy downpours hit the city around 2 p.m. Tuesday. Rain and thunderstorms hit the city on Tuesday afternoon, the National Weather Service said. Photo Credit: Getty Images / Spencer Platt By Nicole Brown firstname.lastname@example.org @ncb417 Updated September 18, 2018 5:35 PM Print Share fbShare Tweet Email The remnants of Florence and a cold front brought rain and thunderstorms to the city on Tuesday. Heavy downpours moved through the area around 2 p.m., flooding some subway stations and roadways in the city. By 5:30 p.m., the sky had cleared considerably. There's a 30 percent chance of scattered showers through about 7 p.m., according to the National Weather Service. Overnight, the clouds are expected to clear, making way for a sunny and warm Wednesday with a high temperature near 80 degrees. The rest of the week is forecast to be partly sunny. By Nicole Brown email@example.com @ncb417 Nicole Brown is the Internet News Manager at amNY.com, covering local news since 2016. She has written for MSNBC.com and was editor-in-chief of NYU’s Washington Square News. Share on Facebook Share on Twitter More on this topic Water pours into 34th Street-Eighth Avenue stationService on the A, C and E lines was impacted, the MTA said. Cuts to weather forecasting would devastate: SchumerThe White House has proposed cutting the NOAA budget by 23 percent. Comments We're revamping our Comments section. Learn more and share your input.