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A Flood Watch and Wind Advisory in Effect for Bergen County

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the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, A Wind Advisory is now in effect from 11 AM this morning to 6 AM EDT Thursday for portions of southern Connecticut, northeast New Jersey, and southeast New York.

East winds of 20 to 30 mph with gusts up to 55 mph are expected, which may result in unsecured objects being blown around. Tree limbs could be brought down, potentially leading to a few power outages.

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Drivers, especially those operating high-profile vehicles, should exercise caution as strong winds can make driving difficult. Additionally, it’s advised to secure outdoor objects to prevent damage or injury.

A Flood Watch is now in effect from 4 PM EDT this afternoon through late tonight for portions of northeast New Jersey and southeast New York. This includes areas such as Eastern Bergen, Eastern Essex, Eastern Passaic, Eastern Union, Hudson, Western Bergen, Western Essex, Western Passaic, Western Union, as well as Bronx, Kings (Brooklyn), New York (Manhattan), and more.

Excessive rainfall may lead to flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and low-lying areas. Urban and poor drainage areas are particularly at risk. Additional rainfall of 2-3 inches is forecast, with higher totals possible. Higher rainfall rates this evening and early tonight may exacerbate flooding concerns.


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4 thoughts on “A Flood Watch and Wind Advisory in Effect for Bergen County

  1. We hope the Department of Public Works get out there and clean the top of these water drain system.

    Thank you

  2. Order more crumb rubber.

  3. Nearing flood stage as of 6pm. Flooding of fields likely by later tonight.

  4. Can’t control the weather. Raise the field.

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