Hurricane Irene chugs our way, the rain bands are intense. New York  City is now on the edge and the rain has begun.

WGNA Country 107.7 is monitoring closely. We will be reporting on conditions in our are throughout Sunday. Please make sure you are prepared. We are expecting very heavy rains here. It is looking like 5am is the time the heavy rains will begin for the Capital Region.

On top of the rain that is setting in on New York City a wide area covering New Jersey and New York City are now under tornado warning which are a nasty possible side effect of a hurricane with all of the atmospheric instability. To check on the latest in New York City you can go to

WGNA will be covering the latest tomorrow and taking your calls periodically as well. If we do run into any power outage situations you can always check National Grid's website. Stay tuned begininning tomorrow morning and as conditions develop locally we will keep you informed on Country 107.7, WGNA.  Here is the radar tracking for Hurricane Irene so you can see how she is moving.