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Borough of Ho-Ho-Kus
Saturday May 28th, 2022 :: 12:34 p.m. EDT

Advisory

Flash Flood Warning until 03:45PM

The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for... Bergen County in northeastern New Jersey... Eastern Passaic County in northeastern New Jersey... Rockland County in southeastern New York...

* Until 345 PM EDT.

* At 1233 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Between 1 and 2 inches of rain have fallen. The expected rainfall rate is 0.5 to 1 inch in 1 hour. Flash flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly. HAZARD...Flash flooding caused by thunderstorms. SOURCE...Radar. IMPACT...Flash flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other poor drainage and low-lying areas.

* Some locations that will experience flash flooding include... Paterson, Wayne, Hackensack, New City, Bergenfield, Paramus, Ridgewood, Monsey, Nanuet, Ramsey, Pompton Lakes, Nyack, Tappan, Hawthorne, Pearl River, Oradell, Norwood, Orangeburg, Clifton and Teaneck.

* AFFECTED AREAS: BERGEN, NJ ... PASSAIC, NJ ... ROCKLAND, 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. Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.

Address/Location
Borough of Ho-Ho-Kus
333 Warren Ave
Ho-Ho-Kus, NJ 07423

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 201-652-4400

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Likely (p > ~50%)
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Flash Flood Warning

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