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Cranford Police Department
Monday July 18th, 2022 :: 07:37 p.m. EDT

Advisory

Flood Advisory until 09:00PM Monday

* WHAT...Minor flooding caused by heavy rainfall is expected.

* WHERE...A portion of northeast New Jersey, including the following counties, Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Passaic and Union.

* WHEN...Until 900 PM EDT.

* IMPACTS...Minor flooding in low-lying and poor drainage areas.

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 736 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to thunderstorms. Minor flooding is ongoing or expected to begin shortly in the advisory area. - Some locations that will experience flooding include... Newark, Paterson, Passaic, Wayne, Plainfield, Bloomfield, Hackensack, Orange, Bergenfield, Paramus, Ridgewood, Summit, Lyndhurst, Millburn, Rutherford, Secaucus, Ramsey, Harrison, Pompton Lakes and Ridgefield. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

* AFFECTED AREAS: BERGEN, NJ ... ESSEX, NJ ... HUDSON, NJ ... PASSAIC, NJ ... UNION, NJ

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. Please report observed flooding to local emergency services or law enforcement and request they pass this information to the National Weather Service when you can do so safely.

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:
Minor - Minimal to no known 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 Advisory

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