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Flood watch lifted for NYC, sunny Monday ahead

A 40 percent chance of precipitation and partial

A 40 percent chance of precipitation and partial sunshine is now predicted for Sunday, according to NWS. Photo Credit: Flickr / Heartlover1717

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. 

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