Another severe weather threat is expected today, Wednesday, only a week after our area was slammed by Hurricane Ida.
There’s a flash flood watch from this afternoon through the evening in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Morris, Somerset, Sussex Union, Passaic and Warren counties.
The National Weather Service calls it hazardous weather and posted this Flash Flood Watch for our area and warns that we may get 1-2 inches or rain and flooding in low-lying and flood-prone areas.
FLASH FLOOD WATCH REMAINS IN EFFECT FROM THIS AFTERNOON THROUGH
The Flash Flood Watch continues for
* Portions of northeast New Jersey and southeast New York, including
the following areas, in northeast New Jersey, Eastern Bergen,
Eastern Essex, Eastern Passaic, Eastern Union, Hudson, Western
Bergen, Western Essex, Western Passaic and Western Union. In
southeast New York, Orange and Rockland.
* From this afternoon through late tonight.
* A cold frontal passage will produce a round of showers and
thunderstorms across the area late Wednesday into late Wednesday
night. Due to wet antecedent conditions, the area is susceptible
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should Flash Flood Warnings be issued.