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Borough of Lodi NJ
Tuesday October 15th, 2019 :: 03:21 p.m. EDT

Alert

Flash Flood Watch until 04:00AM Thursday

...PERIODS OF HEAVY RAINFALL LATE WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON AND NIGHT... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for a portion of northeast New Jersey, including the following areas, Eastern Bergen, Eastern Essex, Eastern Passaic, Eastern Union, Hudson, Western Bergen, Western Essex, Western Passaic, and Western Union.

* From Wednesday afternoon through late Wednesday night

* A strong frontal system approaches Wednesday, with a rapidly intensifying coastal low tracking just southeast of the area Wednesday night. This will result in moderate to heavy rainfall late Wednesday afternoon and night. Much of the area will see 2 to 3 inches of rainfall with the potential for localized bands of higher amounts. The heaviest rain will exit the area by midnight.

* Flash flooding is possible along the faster responding small river and streams across the watch area. Urban and poor drainage flooding is possible as well.

* AFFECTED AREAS: WESTERN ESSEX ... WESTERN UNION ... EASTERN ESSEX ... EASTERN PASSAIC ... EASTERN BERGEN ... WESTERN PASSAIC ... EASTERN UNION ... WESTERN BERGEN ... HUDSON

Instructions:

A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation. You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be issued.

Address/Location
Borough of Lodi NJ
1 Memorial Dr
Lodi, NJ 07644

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 973-365-4005

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Future - Responsive action SHOULD be taken in the near future
Certainty:
Possible (p <= ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flash Flood Watch

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