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Cranford Police Department
Thursday September 2nd, 2021 :: 08:27 p.m. EDT

Alert

Flood Warning until 01:15AM Friday

The National Weather Service in Upton has extended the

* Flood Warning for... Bergen County in northeastern New Jersey... Essex County in northeastern New Jersey... Hudson County in northeastern New Jersey... Passaic County in northeastern New Jersey... Union County in northeastern New Jersey... Bronx County in southeastern New York... Northwestern Nassau County in southeastern New York... Rockland County in southeastern New York... Southern Westchester County in southeastern New York...

* Until 115 AM EDT.

* At 826 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. Flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly in the warned area. Between 5 and 8.5 inches of rain have fallen.

* Some locations that will experience flooding include... Newark, Jersey City, Yonkers, Paterson, Elizabeth, New Rochelle, Passaic, Bayonne, Wayne, Mott Haven, Hoboken, Plainfield, Bloomfield, East Tremont, Hackensack, Linden, Orange, Bergenfield, Paramus and West Milford.

* AFFECTED AREAS: BERGEN, NJ ... ESSEX, NJ ... HUDSON, NJ ... PASSAIC, NJ ... UNION, NJ ... BRONX, NY ... NASSAU, NY ... ROCKLAND, NY ... WESTCHESTER, NY

Instructions:

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Be aware of your surroundings and do not drive on flooded roads.

Address/Location
Cranford Police Department
8 Springfield Ave
Cranford, NJ 07016

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 908-272-2222

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant 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 Warning

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