Flash Flood Warning

Flash Flood Warning

Flash Flood Warning

Flash Flood Warning
National Weather Service New York NY
812 PM EDT Wed Jun 1 2022

The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
  Essex County in northeastern New Jersey...
  Eastern Passaic County in northeastern New Jersey...

* Until 1015 PM EDT.

* At 812 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing
  heavy rain across the warned area. Between 1 and 1.5 inches of
  rain have fallen. Additional rainfall amounts of 0.2 to 0.5 inches
  are possible in the warned area. Flash flooding is ongoing or
  expected to begin shortly.

  HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms.


  IMPACT...Flash flooding of small creeks and streams, urban
           areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as
           other poor drainage and low-lying areas.

* Some locations that will experience flash flooding include...
  Passaic, Bloomfield, Orange, Millburn, Caldwell, Fairfield,
  Clifton, East Orange, Irvington, West Orange, Montclair,
  Belleville, Livingston, Nutley, Maplewood, South Orange, Little
  Falls, Verona, Cedar Grove and Woodland Park.

This includes the following streams and drainages...
  Bear Brook, Canoe Brook, Second River, Spring Garden Brook, Molly
  Ann Brook, Passaic River, Slough Brook, Pompton River, Weasel
  Brook and Elizabeth River.


Turn around, don`t drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood
deaths occur in vehicles.

Yeah, this is quite a downpour!

Note to self: Gotta do some gutter work

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