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Borough of Lodi NJ
Thursday August 9th, 2018 :: 02:38 a.m. EDT

Alert

Flood Advisory until 03:30AM Thursday

The National Weather Service in Upton NY has issued a

* Urban and Small Stream Flood Advisory for Poor Drainage Areas for... Eastern Passaic County in northeastern New Jersey... Southeastern Bergen County in northeastern New Jersey... Essex County in northeastern New Jersey...

* Until 330 AM EDT.

* At 236 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. This will cause urban and small stream flooding. Overflowing poor drainage areas will result in minor flooding in the advisory area.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Newark, Paterson, Passaic, Bloomfield, Hackensack, Orange, Bergenfield, Lyndhurst, Millburn, Rutherford, Ridgefield, Caldwell, Fort Lee, Englewood and Teterboro.

* AFFECTED AREAS: PASSAIC, NJ ... BERGEN, NJ ... ESSEX, NJ

Instructions:

Be especially cautious at night when it is harder to recognize the dangers of flooding. Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other drainage areas and low lying spots. Please report flooding to your local law enforcement agency when you can do so safely. A Flood Advisory means river or stream flows are elevated, or ponding of water in urban or other areas is occurring or is imminent.

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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:
Minor - Minimal to no known threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flood Advisory

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