Heavy rainfall caused flooding and road closures in the New York City area during the Friday morning commute 

Intense rainfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour persisted throughout the New York tri-state area 

Dangerous flash flooding led to road closures across the New York City metro area 

Subway service in Brooklyn was suspended due to "water on the tracks 

Flash flood warnings affected over 8.5 million people in New York and New Jersey 

John F. Kennedy International Airport received more than 3 inches of rain since midnight 

Floodwater disrupted subway service on eight train lines in Brooklyn 

Sewers were overwhelmed, leading to flooded roads in Brooklyn and Hoboken, New Jersey 

The flood threat extended to approximately 25 million people across the Northeast 

New York City issued a travel advisory, warning of potential travel impacts and urging caution during the heavy rain and flooding