Thunderstorms with powerful winds and heavy rains are expected to sweep through Rockland County this afternoon, according to the National Weather Service.
The squalls could house winds up to 47 miles-per-hour, and rains topping off at half-an-inch.
A tornado watch is also in effect until 7 p.m.
Another thunderstorm is expected to hit before 5 a.m. Wednesday morning, bringing with it up to two inches of rain.
O&R has declared a storm watch as the foul weather approaches, and is preparing response teams. The power company is also urging residents to stay away from consequent downed wires and report all power outages by calling 1-877-434-4100.
The region last saw a tornado watch on Sept. 8.