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Astoria, NY – New York City Severe Storm And Debris – 5/15/2018

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Intense Line of Severe Thunderstorms blasts New York City with high winds kicking up dust and debris locking-up traffic, causing accidents and sending pedestrians running.

All footage shot in Astoria NYC, NY looking at Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens skylines during evening daylight on May 15, 2018 by meteorologist Simon Brewer
Shot Description

All footage shot in Astoria NYC, NY looking at Manhattan, Brooklyn and Queens skylines during evening daylight on May 15, 2018 by meteorologist Simon Brewer

1 & 2. panning shots of New York City skyline from Astoria Queens with ominous shelf cloud hanging over the skyscrapers

3-6. various shots of “whales mouth” or arcus cloud over New York City skyline as severe thunderstorm slams NYC

7-9. various shots of dust and debris blowing through and over New York City as powerful winds slam Manhattan and Queens from severe thunderstorm

10 & 11. shots ominous arcus cloud over NYC as severe thunderstorms envelope the city

12-14. shots of arcus clouds racing over city buildings as emergency vehicles race to accidents caused by the high winds and blowing debris

15-17. shots of traffic and people slammed by heavy rain as thunder rumbles overhead during severe thunderstorm in Astoria, NY

SID: Simon Brewer

21 Comments
  1. AngelBlackDesigns says

    I was at my office. Crazy how dark it got!

  2. valejos182 says

    Amazing view

  3. Stormviation says

    This storm had very ominous clouds. It reminded me alot of the 7/26/12 storm.

  4. Shellyman Studios says

    I was about to upload a video on this storm but iMovie messed everything up…

  5. CherryBoo65 Boone says

    I live in Astoria and it was wild!

  6. RMP Gamer PMD2 says

    Seoul is raining very hard

  7. Evolve- The Performing Arts says

    wow now that's insane!

  8. Alisa Karter says

    Cool and I do see mammatus clouds right I'm notta hallucinating right? U should see my wild version of this insane thunderstorm and where was this somewhere in Queens?

  9. Niklas Enblom says

    I live in Easton, PA and we were hit by the same storm. Pedestrians were scurrying around due to flying debris and we did have a tornado warning issued. Luckily, no tornado touched down but it was VERY intense!! Great video!! Please check out my 2 videos on YouTube. Thanks!!

  10. James Mac Donald says

    Great catch ,intimidating site watching that coming in.

  11. Chris Ford says

    End of days

  12. Batman The Dark Knight says

    THAT GOD DAM DUST WENT INTO MY EYES YOU CAN NOT EVEN SEE A THING WHEN YOU ARE WALKING INSIDE IT, AND THAT DID NOT FELT GOOD

  13. Batman The Dark Knight says

    1 LIKE= YOU HAVING A GREAT day

  14. daniel medrano says

    En México eso pasa cada rato y nuestros autos se convierten en trajineras. Osea básico

  15. devildog917 says

    It does look angry!

  16. flatearthrandy says

    Luke 21;36 …Luke 21;36

  17. MɨҡɛʏքօօɦɮɛaʀJaċҡsօռ says

    We had the most amazing shelf cloud in Delaware.

  18. The Hooded-Guru says

    Sephiroth clouds…

  19. Erick Estrada says

    I WAS INDIDE AND JUST ONE WINDOW PEEK

    INFINITE RAIN

  20. JASMEET KAUR says

    im not too far from there.

  21. JASMEET KAUR says

    LOL she said OMG im going to die!

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