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Mahwah Township
Wednesday June 1st, 2022 :: 08:12 p.m. EDT

Alert

Flash Flood Warning until 10:15PM Wednesday

The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for... Essex County in northeastern New Jersey... Eastern Passaic County in northeastern New Jersey...

* Until 1015 PM EDT.

* At 812 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Between 1 and 1.5 inches of rain have fallen. Additional rainfall amounts of 0.2 to 0.5 inches are possible in the warned area. 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... Passaic, Bloomfield, Orange, Millburn, Caldwell, Fairfield, Clifton, East Orange, Irvington, West Orange, Montclair, Belleville, Livingston, Nutley, Maplewood, South Orange, Little Falls, Verona, Cedar Grove and Woodland Park. This includes the following streams and drainages... Bear Brook, Canoe Brook, Second River, Spring Garden Brook, Molly Ann Brook, Passaic River, Slough Brook, Pompton River, Weasel Brook and Elizabeth River.

* AFFECTED AREAS: ESSEX, NJ ... PASSAIC, NJ

Instructions:

Turn around, don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles.

Address/Location
Mahwah Township
475 Corporate Dr
Mahwah, NJ 07430

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 201-529-1000

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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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