STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The Staten Island Ferry will probably be shut down Tuesday afternoon amid tropical storm situations that might embrace tornadoes and water spouts.
In accordance with an emergency notification from town’s Division of Transportation, boats won’t run from 1 to five p.m., as specialists are calling for an “elevated” risk of tornadoes, water spouts and robust wind gusts.
An alert posted on NYPD Staten Island’s Twitter account suggested residents to “please train warning in all travels in & across the tri-state space.”
Tornadoes have already been noticed Tuesday morning in New Jersey and coastal areas alongside the East Coast, as an alert stays in impact via Tuesday afternoon for the New York Metropolis space.
Town’s Division of Transportation introduced earlier within the day that service can be modified for the night rush, from three:30 p.m. to eight p.m.
On the Verrazzano-Narrows Bridge, empty tractor-trailers and tandems will probably be prohibited from midday to eight p.m., whereas drivers are instructed to drive at “diminished speeds” throughout that point interval on account of robust wind gusts and moist roadways.
Borough President James Oddo tweeted Tuesday that residents ought to “please plan accordingly, and keep protected.”