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Tracking Tropical Storm Fay: Where it's heading

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a woman holding an umbrella in front of a body of water: A woman, in Hoboken, N.J., shields herself from rain and wind with an umbrella as she walks along the Hudson River in front of the skyline of New York City, as Tropical Storm Fay is expected to sweep across the northeastern US, July 10, 2020. © Mike Segar/Reuters A woman, in Hoboken, N.J., shields herself from rain and wind with an umbrella as she walks along the Hudson River in front of the skyline of New York City, as Tropical Storm Fay is expected to sweep across the northeastern US, July 10, 2020.

Tropical Storm Fay is bringing pounding rains to New Jersey and New York City and slamming the coastline with gusty winds.

Just before 5 p.m., Fay made landfall near Atlantic City, New Jersey, with sustained winds of 50 mph.

a woman standing on a bridge holding an umbrella: A woman, in Hoboken, N.J., shields herself from rain and wind with an umbrella as she walks along the Hudson River in front of the skyline of New York City, as Tropical Storm Fay is expected to sweep across the northeastern US, July 10, 2020. © Mike Segar/Reuters A woman, in Hoboken, N.J., shields herself from rain and wind with an umbrella as she walks along the Hudson River in front of the skyline of New York City, as Tropical Storm Fay is expected to sweep across the northeastern US, July 10, 2020. a man riding on the back of a bicycle: A cyclist uses a plastic rain as protection from rain brought by Tropical Storm Fay, July 10, 2020, in New York. © Frank Franklin Ii/AP A cyclist uses a plastic rain as protection from rain brought by Tropical Storm Fay, July 10, 2020, in New York.

A tropical storm warning is in effect from Fenwick Island, Delaware, up through to Watch Hill, Rhode Island. Flash flood watches remain in effect from Delaware to Massachusetts.

a close up of a sign: A weather map showing the forecast for Tropical Storm Fay over the east coast of the U.S., as of 2pm ET., July 10, 2020. © ABC News A weather map showing the forecast for Tropical Storm Fay over the east coast of the U.S., as of 2pm ET., July 10, 2020. MORE:¬†Atlantic hurricane season underway: Experts predict above-normal season

On Friday morning, flash flooding struck Delaware, Maryland and the New Jersey shore, where some areas are seeing as much as 6 inches of rain.

a bench in front of a building: Rain from Tropical Storm Fay floods streets in Stone Harbor, N.J., July 10, 2020. © Zeke Orzech/Twitter Rain from Tropical Storm Fay floods streets in Stone Harbor, N.J., July 10, 2020.

On Friday afternoon, the heaviest rain is slamming New Jersey, eastern Pennsylvania and New York City.

a fountain in the middle of a city street: A pedestrian avoids being splashed by passing automobiles during heavy rain brought by Tropical Storm Fay, July 10, 2020, in New York. © Frank Franklin Ii/AP A pedestrian avoids being splashed by passing automobiles during heavy rain brought by Tropical Storm Fay, July 10, 2020, in New York.

On Friday night the storm will weaken and the rain will be more scattered as Fay moves inland, heading into upstate New York and parts of New England.

a close up of a map: A weather map showing the 7pm forecast for Tropical Storm Fay over the east coast of the U.S., as of 2pm ET., July 10, 2020. © ABC News A weather map showing the 7pm forecast for Tropical Storm Fay over the east coast of the U.S., as of 2pm ET., July 10, 2020.

Flash flooding will remain a threat.

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By Saturday afternoon the remnants of Fay will move into southern Canada. However, there will be another round of showers, heavy downpours and thunderstorms impacting much of the Northeast on Saturday.

Tropical Storm Fay is already the sixth named storm of the 2020 hurricane season, which is the earliest at this point in the year ever. In 2005, the busiest hurricane season on record, the sixth named storm was recorded on July 22.

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