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Allendale Police Department
Friday March 12th, 2010 :: 07:24 a.m. EST

Advisory

Flood Watch in Effect until Sunday.

FLOOD WATCH - RAIN...HEAVY AT TIMES IS POSSIBLE SATURDAY
AND SATURDAY NIGHT.

ON AND OFF LIGHT RAIN FRIDAY WILL BECOME STEADIER FRIDAY NIGHT AND SATURDAY. THE RAIN COULD BE HEAVY AT TIMES SATURDAY AND SATURDAY NIGHT...RESULTING IN SIGNIFICANT RAINFALL TOTALS. FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY AND THE LOWER HUDSON VALLEY OF NEW YORK...2 TO 4 INCHES OF RAINFALL IS POSSIBLE. THIS AMOUNT OF RAIN...ALONG WITH EXISTING SNOWPACK ACROSS HIGHER ELEVATIONS...WILL RESULT IN POOR DRAINAGE AND RIVER FLOODING ACROSS MANY AREAS.

FURTHER EAST...2 TO 3 INCHES OF RAIN IS POSSIBLE. PLENTY OF RUNOFF IS EXPECTED AS ALREADY SATURATED GROUNDS WILL HAVE A HARD TIME ABSORBING THIS AMOUNT OF RAINFALL. THIS WILL LEAD TO URBAN AND POOR DRAINAGE FLOODING. IN ADDITION...DUE TO THE SATURATED GROUNDS AND HIGH WATER TABLES ACROSS COASTAL AREAS...BASEMENT FLOODING COULD BE EXPERIENCED. THE RAINFALL WILL LIGHTEN BY SUNDAY

Address/Location
Allendale Police Department
290 Franklin Turnpike
Allendale, NJ 07401

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 201-825-1900

Terrence Lawler
trex3331@allendalepd.org


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