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Saddle River NJ Police
Monday January 23rd, 2017 :: 01:25 p.m. EST
Advisory

An Areal Flood Watch & A Wind Advisory have been issued for our area - More Info @

National Weather Service has issued an Areal Flood Watch & A Wind Advisory

A weather watch indicates the potential for severe or damaging weather conditions.

Today’s Nor’easter may present difficult conditions as the storm moves through our area. Heavy rain and strong winds can lead to down trees and power outages.

Please prepare for power outages in advance. If you lose power notify your power company directly for the most current restoration estimates.
PSE&G - 800-436-PSEG (7734)
O&R - 877-434-4100
Any EMERGENCY can be reported through 9-1-1 or by calling the Saddle River Police directly at 201-327-5300.

From the National Weather Service;

• Wind Advisory
Wind Advisory in effect until Tuesday, 1:00 AM EST. Source: U.S. National Weather Service


...WIND ADVISORY REMAINS IN EFFECT UNTIL 1 AM EST TUESDAY...

* WINDS...NORTHEAST 20 TO 30 MPH WITH GUSTS UP TO 50 MPH.

* TIMING...THE STRONGEST WINDS ARE EXPECTED THIS AFTERNOON INTO
THIS EVENING.

* IMPACTS...STRONG WINDS MAY BLOW DOWN LIMBS...TREES...AND POWER
LINES. SCATTERED POWER OUTAGES ARE EXPECTED.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A WIND ADVISORY IS ISSUED WHEN SUSTAINED WINDS OF 31 TO 39 MPH...
OR GUSTS OF 46 TO 57 MPH...ARE EXPECTED OR OCCURRING. WINDS THIS
STRONG CAN MAKE DRIVING DIFFICULT...ESPECIALLY FOR HIGH PROFILE
VEHICLES. USE EXTRA CAUTION.
• Areal Flood Watch
Areal Flood Watch in effect until Tuesday, 6:00 AM EST. Source: U.S. National Weather Service
...FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON
THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

THE FLOOD WATCH CONTINUES FOR

* PORTIONS OF SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT...NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY AND
SOUTHEAST NEW YORK...INCLUDING THE FOLLOWING AREAS...IN
SOUTHERN CONNECTICUT...SOUTHERN FAIRFIELD. 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...NORTHERN WESTCHESTER...RICHMOND (STATEN ISLAND)...
ROCKLAND...SOUTHERN NASSAU...SOUTHERN QUEENS AND SOUTHERN
WESTCHESTER.

* FROM 1 PM EST THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH LATE TONIGHT

* LOW PRESSURE WILL DEVELOP AND STRENGTHEN OFF THE MID-ATLANTIC
COAST TODAY...AND THEN SLOWLY TRACK JUST SOUTH AND EAST OF THE
REGION TONIGHT INTO TUESDAY. MODERATE TO HEAVY RAIN WILL DEVELOP
ACROSS THE REGION LATE THIS AFTERNOON AND CONTINUE INTO TONIGHT.
RAINFALL AMOUNTS AROUND 2 INCHES...WITH LOCALLY HIGHER AMOUNTS
APPROACHING 4 INCHES ARE EXPECTED. THE HIGHEST AMOUNTS ARE
EXPECTED CLOSER TO THE COAST.

* IMPACTS: IF THE HIGH END RAINFALL AMOUNTS ARE REALIZED...THIS
WILL RESULT IN MODERATE URBAN FLOODING AND MINOR SMALL STREAM
FLOODING IN NORTHEASTERN NJ AND THE LOWER HUDSON VALLEY.
ADDITIONALLY...THE COINCIDENCE OF HIGH TIDE WITH THE HEAVY RAIN
THIS EVENING WILL EXACERBATE FLOODING ALONG THE COASTAL
WATERFRONT AND SHORELINE ROADS. THIS INCLUDES ALONG TIDALLY
AFFECTED RIVERS...SUCH AS THE PASSAIC...HACKENSACK...AND HUDSON
RIVER.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

A FLOOD WATCH MEANS THERE IS A POTENTIAL FOR FLOODING BASED ON
CURRENT FORECASTS. YOU SHOULD MONITOR LATER FORECASTS AND BE
ALERT FOR POSSIBLE FLOOD WARNINGS. THOSE LIVING IN AREAS PRONE TO
FLOODING SHOULD BE PREPARED TO TAKE ACTION SHOULD FLOODING
DEVELOP.

Address/Location
Saddle River NJ Police
83 E Allendale Rd
Saddle River, NJ 07458

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 201-327-5300

Capt. Jason Cosgriff
Saddle River Police Dept.
jcosgriff@saddleriverpd.com
201-327-5300

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