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Borough of Lodi NJ
Saturday August 18th, 2018 :: 03:44 a.m. EDT

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Flash Flood Watch until 12:00AM Sunday

The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a

* Flash Flood Watch for northeast New Jersey, including the following areas, Bergen, Essex, Passaic, Union, and Hudson counties.

* From 2 PM EDT this afternoon through this evening

* Several rounds of heavy showers and thunderstorms will affect the area through this evening. The heaviest rainfall is expected this afternoon and this evening as a cold front moves across the area. Those areas that received heavy rainfall on Friday will be the most susceptible to flash flooding.

* Heavy rainfall within a short period of time can lead to rapidly rising water and flash flooding, particularly in urban areas, and along small creeks and streams. The ground remains fairly saturated due to recent heavy rain over the past several weeks.

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

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.

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

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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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