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2012 Summer storms

Police wait for LIPA to shut off power

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

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

A man dashes through the rain outside a
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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)

As a heavy rain falls Tuesday night, a
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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)

A car drives past an open manhole cover
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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.
Photo Credit: Barry Sloan

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

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

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

Monster storm moves through Juniper Valley Park area
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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)

The Hudson River crashes against the banks during
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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
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)

Danny Ricciadi, a grounds worker on the Long
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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)

A parking lot and bridle path entrance are
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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)

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

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

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

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

A storm struck Morgan Memorial Park in Glen
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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).

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

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

A truck drives through the intersection of Melville
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo 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
Photo Credit: Howard Schnapp

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

A tree down at Roslyn and Rushmore Avenues
Photo 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
Photo 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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