News Flood watch lifted for NYC, sunny Monday ahead A 40 percent chance of precipitation and partial sunshine is now predicted for Sunday, according to NWS. Photo Credit: Flickr / Heartlover1717 By RYAN KUSHNER June 20, 2015 11:59 AM Print Share fbShare Tweet gShare Email The flood watch that went into effect for New York City Saturday evening was lifted around 7 a.m. this morning, according to the National Weather Service. While there is still a possibility of showers today, it is down from a 90 percent chance to a 40 percent chance, with partial sunshine and a high near 85 now anticipated for the first official day of summer. Tonight is predicted to remain mostly cloudy with a low of 71 and a 30 percent chance of rain and thunderstorms mainly taking place before 8 p.m., NWS said. If you thought this was a somewhat gloomy start for the summer, just hold on until Monday, as sunny blue skies and a high of 87 are waiting for the city after the weekend. By RYAN KUSHNER Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Comments Comments section is temporarily on hold. Here’s why.