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Ridgewood NJ, the National Weather Service has issued a Flash Flood Watch for portions of northeast New Jersey and southeast New York, including the following areas, in northeast New Jersey, Eastern Bergen, Eastern Essex, Eastern Passaic, Eastern Union, Hudson, Western Bergen, Western Essex and Western Union.
In southeast New York, Bronx, Kings (Brooklyn), New York (Manhattan), Northern Nassau, Northern Queens, Richmond (Staten Island), Southern Nassau, Southern Queens and Southern Westchester. *
Through late tonight expect periods of heavy showers and thunderstorms, with rainfall rates potentially exceeding one inch per hour, could produce flash flooding.