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Incredible photos show fog rolling into New York City

Stunning photos have captured fog rolling into New York City and blanketing the Brooklyn Bridge.

The famous landmark is seen underneath a thick mist as the top half of the Big Apple’s skyline sits obscured. 

Passersby were forced to open umbrellas as they walked along Brooklyn Bridge Park due to a slight drizzle.

As the holiday weekend kicks off on Friday, heavy rain is expected along with warmer temperatures that will likely melt lots of snow, forecasters predict.

However, conditions were causing delays for arriving flights at LaGuardia and Kennedy airports, according to the Federal Aviation Administration website. 

Stunning photos have captured fog rolling into New York City and blanketing landmarks such as the Brooklyn Bridge on Friday

The famous bridge is seen underneath a thick mist as the top half of Big Apple's skyline sits obscured. Passersby were forced to open umbrellas as they walked along Brooklyn Bridge Park due to a slight drizzle (Pictured, a woman stands at Brooklyn Bridge Park with a purple umbrella as fog rolls into New York City on Friday)

The famous bridge is seen underneath a thick mist as the top half of Big Apple’s skyline sits obscured. Passersby were forced to open umbrellas as they walked along Brooklyn Bridge Park due to a slight drizzle (Pictured, a woman stands at Brooklyn Bridge Park with a purple umbrella as fog rolls into New York City on Friday)

As the holiday weekend kicks off on Friday, heavy rain is expected along with warmer temperatures that will likely melt lots of snow, forecasters predict (Pictured, a woman stands at Brooklyn Bridge Park with an umbrella as fog partially covers the Manhattan skyline on Friday)

As the holiday weekend kicks off on Friday, heavy rain is expected along with warmer temperatures that will likely melt lots of snow, forecasters predict (Pictured, a woman stands at Brooklyn Bridge Park with an umbrella as fog partially covers the Manhattan skyline on Friday)

However, the intense weather conditions were causing delays for arriving flights at LaGuardia and Kennedy airports, according to the Federal Aviation Administration website (Pictured, a couple takes in the view of the Brooklyn Bridge and the East River enveloped in fog on Friday)

However, the intense weather conditions were causing delays for arriving flights at LaGuardia and Kennedy airports, according to the Federal Aviation Administration website (Pictured, a couple takes in the view of the Brooklyn Bridge and the East River enveloped in fog on Friday)

Meteorologists have also issued a flash flood watch thanks to the rain and warmer temperatures. And it is unlikely to die down in the afternoon with potential for an isolate thunderstorm or two on Friday night (Pictured, a pedestrian walks along the promenade on the East River in fog)

Meteorologists have also issued a flash flood watch thanks to the rain and warmer temperatures. And it is unlikely to die down in the afternoon with potential for an isolate thunderstorm or two on Friday night (Pictured, a pedestrian walks along the promenade on the East River in fog)

Cold air passing warm land as temperatures have risen rapidly have caused a fog to quickly spread

Cold air passing warm land as temperatures have risen rapidly have caused a fog to quickly spread

Temperatures will once again drop to freezing level by Saturday evening, but remain a bit warm during the day

Temperatures will once again drop to freezing level by Saturday evening, but remain a bit warm during the day

Forecasters caution that the fog could be particularly dense during Friday morning’s commute.

‘Areas of fog with a visibility of mostly one half to one mile will continue across the entire tri-state area this morning,’ the National Weather Service said. ‘There will however be some areas where visibility will be reduced to a quarter mile or less by the fog.’

Meteorologists have also issued a flash flood watch thanks to the rain and warmer temperatures. And it is unlikely to die down in the afternoon with potential for an isolate thunderstorm or two on Friday night.

The weather service warned of the possibility of between one-and-a-half to two inches of rain before it tapers off Saturday morning.

The weather service warned of the possibility of between one-and-a-half to two inches of rain before it tapers off Saturday morning (Pictured, an NYPD boat in enveloped in fog as it patrols the East River under the Brooklyn Bridge, Friday)

The weather service warned of the possibility of between one-and-a-half to two inches of rain before it tapers off Saturday morning (Pictured, an NYPD boat in enveloped in fog as it patrols the East River under the Brooklyn Bridge, Friday)

The temperature will drop to the freezing level by Saturday evening, and plunge into the teens Saturday night, the weather service said (Pictured, pedestrians are framed by the Brooklyn Bridge enveloped in fog as they walk on the promenade on the East River)

The temperature will drop to the freezing level by Saturday evening, and plunge into the teens Saturday night, the weather service said (Pictured, pedestrians are framed by the Brooklyn Bridge enveloped in fog as they walk on the promenade on the East River)

Sunday will be mostly sunny and high temperatures will be in the mid-20s, according to the weather service (Pictured, pedestrians are framed by Manhattan, left, and the Brooklyn Bridge both enveloped in fog as they walk on the promenade on the East River on Friday)

Sunday will be mostly sunny and high temperatures will be in the mid-20s, according to the weather service (Pictured, pedestrians are framed by Manhattan, left, and the Brooklyn Bridge both enveloped in fog as they walk on the promenade on the East River on Friday)

Fog blows off the East River past the Brooklyn Bridge onto pedestrians walking on the promenade on the East River on Friday

Fog blows off the East River past the Brooklyn Bridge onto pedestrians walking on the promenade on the East River on Friday

‘Motorists need to be alert for sudden changes in visibility,’ which ‘may vary significantly in just a short distance,’ the National Weather Service said in a special statement. ‘Allow extra space between you and the vehicle ahead of you and only use low beam headlights.’  

The temperature will drop to the freezing level by Saturday evening, and plunge into the teens Saturday night, the weather service said. Sunday will be mostly sunny and high temperatures will be in the mid-20s, according to the weather service.

Monday, Martin Luther King Day, will have a high near 30, and snow could move in after midnight. 



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