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FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 430 PM

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Ridgewood NJ, FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 430 PM EDT THIS AFTERNOON FOR BERGEN, NORTHERN ESSEX, HUDSON AND EASTERN PASSAIC
COUNTIES…

At 256 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Between 1.5 and 2.5 inches of rain have
fallen. Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 inches are possible in the warned area. Multiple reports of water rescues are occurring in eastern Bergen County.

HAZARD…Life threatening flash flooding. Thunderstorms producing
flash flooding.

SOURCE…Radar.

IMPACT…Life threatening flash flooding of creeks and streams,
urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses.

Some locations that will experience flash flooding include…
Paterson, Passaic, Wayne, Bloomfield, Hackensack, Bergenfield,
Paramus, Ridgewood, Lyndhurst, Rutherford, Secaucus, Ramsey,
Ridgefield, Caldwell, Kearny, Englewood, Hawthorne, Oradell,
Norwood and Teterboro.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

Turn around, don’t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

Please report observed flooding to local emergency services or law enforcement

5 thoughts on “FLASH FLOOD WARNING REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 430 PM

  1. And for the next seven days we are going to be in a major heat wave. Where is the village cooling center.

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  2. I hope the Forman will go out and go buy cold drinks and ice cream for the workers. Not like last year. They gave us about. Cheap skate

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  3. RHS field okay ?

  4. Oh well, floodwaters again. Same o same o.

    1. Time for water polo conversion..

      Can’t beat Mother Nature with a brook
      Right on the site …stupid is as stupid does..oh this is different the taxpayers are forever on the Natures damage hook in VOR

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