Heavy Storm Fells Trees Around Crown Heights

Tropical Storm Isaias brought heavy winds and rain to Crown Heights, felling trees around the neighborhood.

As Tropical Storm Isaias Watch neared New York, heavy winds and rain hit New York City and neighboring areas.

The heavy winds felled trees around Crown Heights, leading to damage to vehicles and streets being blocked off. Baruch Hashem, there has been no reports of injuries.

Anash.org has received reports of felled trees on Montgomery St., Crown St., Kingston Ave., Eastern Parkway as well as a downed wire on Midwood Ave.

The National Weather Service reports that Isaias speed will increase as it heads into New England, including New York City and other larger New England cities Tuesday through the night, and the center is forecast to be in Canada by Wednesday morning. Very heavy rain and flash flooding, and damaging winds can be expected.

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