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NEW YORK (WABC) — The first nor’easter of the season will drench the New York area with heavy rain and strong wind on Tuesday.

A flash flood watch has been expanded across the Tri-State ahead of a nor’easter with heavy rain and strong wind on Tuesday.

Click here for the latest advisories, watches and warnings from the National Weather Service

The nor’easter is expected to quickly strengthen as it moves along the Eastern Seaboard but is expected to lose forward speed, become stationary off the Northeast coast and rapidly intensify.

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Meteorologist Lee Goldberg says a few gusty thunderstorms are also possible, especially in New Jersey.

3 to 6 inches of rain with locally higher amounts are expected. The intense rainfall could result in flooding issues in low-lying and poor drainage areas.

Travel could be difficult across parts of the area especially where water ponds on roadways.

Winds could gust as high as 30-40 mph. Higher gusts near 50 mph are possible on Long Island. Eastern Suffolk county is under a High Wind Advisory Tuesday.

Tuesday
AccuWeather Alert: Nasty nor’easter. High 60.

Wednesday
Lingering shower. High 62.

Thursday
Best bet. High 60.

Friday
PM rain. High 59.

Saturday
Still showers. High 60.

Sunday
A Halloween treat! High 61.

Monday
Mostly sunny. High 60.

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