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Police wait for LIPA to shut off power (Credit: Jim Staubitser)

Police wait for LIPA to shut off power after high winds brought down a high power line in Old Brookville. (Sept. 18, 2012)

2012 Summer storms

Latest photos from summer storms on Long Island and around New York City.

A man dashes through the rain outside a
(Credit: Newsday John Paraskevas)

A man dashes through the rain outside a Westbury store Tuesday night, as rain and wind gusts hit Long Island. (September 18, 2012)

Outside a Westbury store, a man struggled with
(Credit: Newsday John Paraskevas)

Outside a Westbury store, a man struggled with his umbrella as rain and wind gusts hit Long Island Tuesday night. (September 18, 2012)

As a heavy rain falls Tuesday night, a
(Credit: Newsday John Paraskevas)

As a heavy rain falls Tuesday night, a man makes his way to his car in a Westbury parking lot. (September 18, 2012)

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As a heavy rain falls Tuesday night, a
(Credit: Newsday John Paraskevas)

As a heavy rain falls Tuesday night, a man makes his way to his car in a Westbury parking lot. (September 18, 2012)

This tree is being suspended by high power
(Credit: Jim Staubitser)

This tree is being suspended by high power lines on Old Cedar Swamp road in Old Brookville.

Police wait for LIPA to shut off power
(Credit: Jim Staubitser)

Police wait for LIPA to shut off power after high winds brought down a high power line in Old Brookville. (Sept. 18, 2012)

Freeport Highway crews cut up and remove tree
(Credit: Jim Staubitser)

Freeport Highway crews cut up and remove tree limbs that fell at the intersection of Lexington and Madison Avenues in Freeport as high winds move through the area. (Sept. 18, 2012)

This photo shows a storm cloud over the
(Credit: AP)

This photo shows a storm cloud over the Breezy Point area of Queens section of New York. A tornado watch was issued for the Hudson Valley Saturday. (Sept. 8, 2012)

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A car drives past an open manhole cover
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

A car drives past an open manhole cover as rain water floods New York and Prime avenues in Huntington Village. (Aug. 10, 2012)

New York State Department of Transportation worker Debra
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

New York State Department of Transportation worker Debra Scriva, of North Babylon, directs traffic as rain water floods New York and Prime avenues in Huntington Village. (Aug. 10, 2012)

A tree falls on a home at 1422
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

A tree falls on a home at 1422 Luddington Road as strong storms move through the area on in East Meadow, New York. (Aug. 10, 2012)

Flooding on Manetto Hill Road in Plainview. (Aug.
(Credit: Barry Sloan)

Flooding on Manetto Hill Road in Plainview. (Aug. 10, 2012)

Heavy rains Friday afternoon caused flooding on Mannetto
(Credit: Barry Sloan)

Heavy rains Friday afternoon caused flooding on Mannetto Hill Road in Plainview. (Aug. 10, 2012)

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Monster storm moves through Juniper Valley Park area
(Credit: Patrick E. McCarthy)

Monster storm moves through Juniper Valley Park area in Middle Village, Queens. (July 26, 2012)

Thursday evening's strong storm approaches Great Neck. (July
(Credit: Danielle Finkelstein)

Thursday evening's strong storm approaches Great Neck. (July 26, 2012)

Storm clouds over Melville as severe weather moves

Storm clouds over Melville as severe weather moves across Long Island on Thursday evening. (July 26, 2012)

Mitchel Gonzales, 20, of Clinton, fishes along the
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Mitchel Gonzales, 20, of Clinton, fishes along the banks of the Hudson River during a severe storm in Tarrytown. (July 26, 2012)

Jose Hidalgo, 20, and Adrain Rodriguez, 19, both
(Credit: Faye Murman)

Jose Hidalgo, 20, and Adrain Rodriguez, 19, both of Tarrytown, stand along the banks of the Hudson River in Tarrytown. (July 26, 2012)

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The Hudson River crashes against the banks during
(Credit: Faye Murman)

The Hudson River crashes against the banks during a severe storm in Tarrytown. (July 26, 2012)

The Hudson River crashes against the banks during
(Credit: Faye Murman)

The Hudson River crashes against the banks during a severe storm in Tarrytown. (July 26, 2012)

Thursday evening's strong storm approaches Great Neck traveling
(Credit: Danielle Finkelstein)

Thursday evening's strong storm approaches Great Neck traveling over the Long Island Sound. (July 26, 2012)

Thursday evening's strong storm approaches Great Neck traveling
(Credit: Danielle Finkelstein)

Thursday evening's strong storm approaches Great Neck traveling over the Long Island Sound (July 26, 2012)

Former Giants linebacker Dhani Jones tweeted this photo
(Credit: Twitter/@dhanijones)

Former Giants linebacker Dhani Jones tweeted this photo that he said he took from 10,000 feet above New York City on a Delta flight during severe thunderstorms. Jones used the hashtag #BowTieTravels. He posted the photo on his Instagram account where his username is d0057. Instagram is a photo sharing social network whose app includes filters that could be used to alter a photo’s contrast, color and sharpness. (July 18, 2012)

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Danny Ricciadi, a grounds worker on the Long
(Credit: Kevin P Coughlin)

Danny Ricciadi, a grounds worker on the Long Island University Post campus in Brookville, removes tree branches near a damaged lamp post after a storm swept through the area. (July 18, 2012)

Reader Diana Hay captured a lightning strike at
(Credit: Diana Hay)

Reader Diana Hay captured a lightning strike at about 6:30 p.m. in Amityville during Wednesday's thunderstorms. (July 18, 2012)

Workers clear fallen trees along Northern Boulevard in
(Credit: Kevin P Coughlin)

Workers clear fallen trees along Northern Boulevard in Old Brookville after a thunderstorm swept through the area, knocking out power to traffic signals and residents' homes. (July 18, 2012)

Workers clear fallen trees along Northern Boulevard in
(Credit: Kevin P Coughlin)

Workers clear fallen trees along Northern Boulevard in Old Brookville after a thunderstorm swept through the area, knocking out power to traffic signals and residences Wednesday evening. (July 18, 2012)

Traffic backs up along the eastbound lanes of
(Credit: Kevin P Coughlin)

Traffic backs up along the eastbound lanes of Northern Boulevard in Old Brookville after a severe thunderstorm swept through the area, knocking out power to traffic signals and residences. (July 18, 2012)

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A parking lot and bridle path entrance are
(Credit: Kevin P Coughlin)

A parking lot and bridle path entrance are blocked by fallen trees on the Long Island University Post campus in Brookville, after a storm swept through the area. (July 18, 2012)

Pedestrians in Manhattan dodge rain and barriers and
(Credit: Charles Eckert)

Pedestrians in Manhattan dodge rain and barriers and trash cans that were knocked down by high winds after severe thunderstorms struck the area. (July 18, 2012)

A man leaps over a puddle as he
(Credit: Charles Eckert)

A man leaps over a puddle as he runs through the rain on Seventh Avenue in Manhattan. (July 18, 2012)

Pedestrians make their way through pouring rain on
(Credit: Craig Ruttle)

Pedestrians make their way through pouring rain on Manhattan's Upper West Side as strong storms batter New York City and Long Island. (July 18, 2012)

A man takes cover from the rain with
(Credit: Craig Ruttle)

A man takes cover from the rain with what appears to be a garbage bag on Manhattan's Upper West Side. (July 18, 2012)

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A storm cut through Morgan Memorial Park in
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

A storm cut through Morgan Memorial Park in Glen Cove on Wednesday, knocking down trees and a gazebo. Three fishermen had taken shelter under the gazebo when the roof caved in about 1:20 p.m., injuring one of them, said Darcy Belyea, parks and recreation director. (July 18, 2012)

Former Nassau County Executive Thomas Suozzi examines the
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Former Nassau County Executive Thomas Suozzi examines the wreckage of a gazebo that collapsed when a storm cut through Morgan Memorial Park in Glen Cove on Wednesday. (July 18, 2012)

Former Nassau County Executive Thomas Suozzi examines the
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Former Nassau County Executive Thomas Suozzi examines the wreckage of a gazebo that collapsed when a storm cut through Morgan Memorial Park in Glen Cove on Wednesday. (July 18, 2012)

A storm struck Morgan Memorial Park in Glen
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

A storm struck Morgan Memorial Park in Glen Cove, knocking down trees and a gazebo built in 1932. (July 18, 2012)

A tree takes down a power line and
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

A tree takes down a power line and blocks George Street at Landing Road in Glen Cove. (July 18, 2012)

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A downed tree blocks Fir Drive in East
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

A downed tree blocks Fir Drive in East Hills. (July 18, 2012)

A storm struck Morgan Memorial Park in Glen
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

A storm struck Morgan Memorial Park in Glen Cove, knocking down trees. (July 18, 2012)

A rainstorm rolled through Mount Kisco in Westchester
(Credit: Meghan E. Murphy)

A rainstorm rolled through Mount Kisco in Westchester County on Sunday temporarily flooding South Moger Avenue. (July 15, 2012)

A tree is split during the storm and
(Credit: John Roca)

A tree is split during the storm and brings down wires on the lawn of a house on Moriches Avenue in East Moriches. (June 25, 2012).

A truck pulled over during the storm and
(Credit: John Roca)

A truck pulled over during the storm and then sunk in the soft shoulder on Chapman Boulevard in Manorville as the driver, with the help of another trucker, tried to free it without success. (June 25, 2012).

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Lightning strikes the State Building in Hauppauge. (June
(Credit: James Squicciarini)

Lightning strikes the State Building in Hauppauge. (June 22, 2012)

A truck drives through the intersection of Melville
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

A truck drives through the intersection of Melville Rd. and Route 110 in Farmingdale which flooded after the storm Friday afternoon. (June 22, 2012)

The parking lot at Target in Farmingdale is
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

The parking lot at Target in Farmingdale is left flooded after the storm this afternoon. (Jun. 22, 2012)

The parking lot at Target in Farmingdale is
(Credit: Steve Pfost)

The parking lot at Target in Farmingdale is left flooded after heavy storms Friday afternoon. (Jun. 22, 2012)

A downed tree with wires blocks Roslyn Avenue
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

A downed tree with wires blocks Roslyn Avenue at Rushmore Avenue after storms pass through Carle Place. (Jun. 22, 2012)

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A tree down at Roslyn and Rushmore Avenues
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

A tree down at Roslyn and Rushmore Avenues in Carl Place after storms rolled through the area. (Jun. 22, 2012)

A downed tree with wires blocks Roslyn Avenue
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

A downed tree with wires blocks Roslyn Avenue at Rushmore Avenue after storms pass through in Carle Place. (Jun. 22, 2012)

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