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Ridgewood NJ, The National Weather Service in Upton NY has issued a * Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for Poor Drainage Areas for… Hudson County in northeastern New Jersey… Passaic County in northeastern New Jersey… Union County in northeastern New Jersey… Bergen County in northeastern New Jersey… Essex County in northeastern New Jersey… * Until 800 AM EDT. *
At 635 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to an area of thunderstorms. This will cause urban and small stream flooding. Overflowing poor drainage areas will result in minor flooding in the advisory area. Up to one inch of rain has already fallen, with an additional half inch likely in areas. * Some locations that will experience flooding include… Newark, Jersey City, Paterson, Elizabeth, Passaic, Bayonne, Wayne, Hoboken, Plainfield, Bloomfield, Hackensack, Linden, Orange, Bergenfield and Paramus.