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Borough of Lodi NJ
Thursday July 11th, 2019 :: 03:57 a.m. EDT

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Flash Flood Watch until 02:00AM Friday

...FLASH FLOODING POSSIBLE LATE TODAY INTO TONIGHT... The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a

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

* From this afternoon through late tonight.

* Showers and thunderstorms with an approaching warm front will increase in coverage this afternoon and evening, with the rain becoming heavy at times from late today into this evening. Excessive runoff could lead to flash flooding of urban and poor drainage areas. Some fast- responding small streams could approach or exceed bank full.

* Rainfall of 1 to 2 inches is likely, and local amounts up to 3 inches are possible. Highest rainfall rates of between 1/2 to 1 inch are possible this evening.

* 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.

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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:
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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