UPDATED 10:00 PM EDT -- "BOMB CYCLONE" --The fifth anniversary of Super Storm Sandy is expected to be met with Nor'easter conditions in the New Jersey / New York City area on Sunday into early Monday morning. This is a fast-developing storm system which may bring INTENSE rain and STRONG winds very suddenly.
After sunny days Friday and Saturday, a tropical system bringing heavy rain and gusty winds is expected to move through the tri-state region (NJ,NY,CT) late Sunday afternoon through the overnight. The gusty winds could bring down trees and cause power outages.
"The storm is most likely to take a path parallel to the Atlantic coast of the U.S. on Sunday and Sunday night." according to AccuWeather Hurricane Expert Dan Kottlowski.
The National Weather Service has issued a hazardous weather that states: "The potential exists for a strong cold front to approach from the west, while an intensifying storm moves up the coast, Sunday into Sunday night.
"This storm could produce VERY heavy rain capable of causing area and flooding during this time frame, and also VERY strong winds."
Rapidly intensifying or "bomb cyclone" on tap for Mid-Atlantic & Northeast (Sunday into Monday) ... 973 mb minimum barometric pressure pic.twitter.com/JJecysKV8e— Ryan Maue (@RyanMaue) October 26, 2017