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Maywood, NJ Police Department
Wednesday October 16th, 2019 :: 04:42 p.m. EDT

Alert

A Flash Flood Watch has been issued for our area. Expect 2-3 inches of rainfall with locally higher amounts possible

...FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT THROUGH LATE TONIGHT...

The Flash Flood Watch continues 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.

* Through late tonight * A strong frontal system approaches this evening, with a rapidly intensifying coastal low tracking across Long Island and Connecticut this evening. This will result in moderate to heavy rainfall. 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.

Instructions:

Do not operate your vehicles on flooded roadways. Please monitor NWS websites/local media, and be prepared to take action should flash flood warnings be deemed necessary.

Address/Location
Maywood, NJ Police Department
15 Park Ave
Maywood, NJ 07607

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 201-845-8800

Christopher Hill
Maywood Office of Emergency Management
chill@maywoodpd.org
201-845-8800

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Alert Details

Severity:
Moderate - Possible threat to life or property
Urgency:
Expected - Responsive action SHOULD be taken soon (within next hour)
Certainty:
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
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