The New York City area got hit with its second bout of extreme flooding in roughly two years on Friday, leaving cars submerged, subway platforms transformed into waterfalls, and the newly-minted robocops at risk of a watery death a la the suicidal robot security guard in Washington DC.

“If people decide to venture out in their vehicle, they do so at their own peril,” New York Governor Kathy Hochu warned residents of the “life-threatening rainfall event” per the New York Times.

From ominous, mid-avenue whirlpools to flood waters gushing down park stairways (curse you, Janelle Monáe!), here are some of the craziest clips from New York City’s extreme flash floods.