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UPDATE: Ridgewood Area Flood Watch

Route 2018 in Hawthorne Closed for a time Due to Flooding Sunday

the staff of the Ridgewood blog

Ridgewood NJ, the National Weather Service has extended the Flood Warning for Urban area and small stream in Bergen County in northeastern New Jersey , Northern Essex County in northeastern New Jersey…
Hudson County in northeastern New Jersey,Passaic County in northeastern New Jersey , Bronx County in southeastern New York New York (Manhattan) County in southeastern New York , Southeastern Orange County in southeastern New York , Queens County in southeastern New York, Rockland County in southeastern New York , Southern Westchester County in southeastern New York.

Until 730 AM EDT.

At 515 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated moderate to locally heavy rain moving across the region. Gauges on some rivers and streams
are continuing to rise with some exceeding their flood stage. There remains areas of residual flooding from earlier heavy rain and associated runoff.

Flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly in the warned area. Between 2 and 5 inches of rain have fallen with locally higher
amounts from earlier heavy rain.

Some locations that will experience flooding include , Yonkers, Paterson, New Rochelle, Passaic, White Plains, Wayne,
Mott Haven, Bloomfield, East Tremont, Hackensack, New City, Port Chester, Bergenfield, Paramus, West Milford, Ridgewood, Lyndhurst,
Monsey, Rutherford and Nanuet.


The Flood Warning is extended for the following rivers in New Jersey...New York...

Ramapo River near Mahwah affecting Orange, Rockland, Bergen and Passaic Counties.

For the Ramapo River...including Mahwah...Minor flooding is forecast.

The Flood Warning is now in effect until tomorrow morning

The Flood Warning continues for the Ramapo River near Mahwah.
Until tomorrow morning.
At 4:30 AM EDT Monday the stage was 7.9 feet. Flood stage is 8.0 feet.
Minor flooding is forecast.
Forecast...The river is expected to rise above flood stage early this morning to a crest of 8.7 feet this afternoon. It will then fall below flood stage just after midnight tonight.
Impact...At 8.0 feet, Minor flooding along Route 202.
Impact...At 9.0 feet, State Route 202 floods downstream. Moderate flooding along Route 202 and Route 17. Water into backyards. Minor flooding along Brakeshoe Place, Brook Street and Catherine Avenue.
Flood History...This crest compares to a previous crest of 8.7 feet on 01/25/1996.

3 thoughts on “UPDATE: Ridgewood Area Flood Watch

  1. I watched a lot of Weather Channel this weekend.

    I saw Cuomo on my teevee acting like he’s in charge or something.

    When is he going away…?

  2. “When is he going away…?”
    Ask his dog.

  3. He left at noon today! The two weeks have officially ended!

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