The city of NY woke up to the threat of a flood “dangerous and life-threatening” because of frequent rains caused by tropical storms Ophelia which may also cause the cancellation of many sporting events over the weekend of northeastern United States especially in matches of NFL and MLB.
In recent hours, the possibility of several cases of flash flooding has been reported throughout the area, and New York City is already under a warning for this type of event this Friday morning.
the Big Apple has been affected by several centimeters of constant rain, and has already caused the flooding of many subway stations in Brooklyn, also causing many disruptions throughout the system.
“There will be significant disruptions to subway service, particularly in Brooklyn,” the Metropolitan Transportation Authority said, according to the report. Foxweather.
Meanwhile, hundreds of miles of coastline from New England to the Southeast is on alert as flooding affects coastal communities due to the combined effects of debris from tropical storm Ophelia and the tides left by the last Supermoon of 2023.
These are the parties that Ophelia can affect:
Miami Dolphins vs. Buffalo Bills
One of the most anticipated matches this week is the visit of Dolphins (3-0) a Buffalo (2-1), a duel that could define the future of American Conference Eastern Division between two of the best teams currently in the NFL.
The greatest threat of flash flooding is concentrated in much of central and northern New Jersey, the New York City tri-state area, New York’s Hudson Valley, and southern Connecticut.
Washington Commanders vs. Philadelphia Eagles
A match between two bitter rivals of National Conference East Division is another of the possible games affected by Ophelia.
Loss Commanders (2-1) visit the undefeated and defending NFC champions, the Eagles (3-0), in a match where the locals are the overwhelming favorites.
Kansas City Chiefs vs. New York Jets
Loss Chiefs They look like strong favorites in the match against Jets but the game gained strong attention due to an off-grid event.
The visit of the Chiefs of MetLife Sodium means that the tight end Travis Kelce is in the field of play, which in turn means that the singer Taylor Swift are on the stands supporting “his new conquest.”
In fact, it was revealed that tickets for the game have a very high demand for tickets in the last hours, and the cost of tickets increased by almost 50% … this is one of the games that is also at risk.
Seattle Seahawks vs New York Giants
The traditional game of Monday Night Football is another of the games that can be affected by Ophelia.
A day after the visit of the Chiefs to the Jets, the other team in New York, the Giants (1-2), receive a visit from Seahawks (2-1) in a game that was televised all over the country, hoping that Ophelia would allow the game to progress.
Possible effects on the MLB finale
The baseball of Big leagues It could also be affected by the tropical storm that will hit the eastern United States during the final week of the regular season.
With many teams still fighting for a playoff spot, Ophelia may change the schedule, and even the start of the postseason scheduled for October 3.
Philadelphia Phillies vs. New York Mets
This series has been affected, since the MLB announced that Friday’s game will be played as a Saturday doubleheader, weather permitting.
Loss Mets has been eliminated from contention for a playoff berth, while the Phillies earned a wild card berth in the postseason by placing second in the National League East Division.
Boston Red Sox vs. Baltimore Orioles
The surprising ones Orioles They tied not only the title of American League East Division but they also end up with the best record ever.
Loss Orioles this weekend they will receive the Boston Red Sox located at the bottom of the same sector and with the certainty that this week will end the year for them.