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Cranford Police Department
Friday August 5th, 2022 :: 08:34 p.m. EDT

Advisory

Flood Advisory until 10:00PM Friday

* WHAT...Urban and small stream flooding caused by excessive rainfall is expected.

* WHERE...A portion of northeast New Jersey, including the following county, Union.

* WHEN...Until 1000 PM EDT.

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

* ADDITIONAL DETAILS... - At 832 PM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain due to a thunderstorms This will cause urban and small stream flooding. Overflowing poor drainage areas will cause minor flooding in the advisory area. Between 0.5 and 1 inch of rain has fallen. - Additional rainfall amounts of 0.5 to 1 inch are expected over the area. This additional rain will result in minor flooding. - Some locations that will experience flooding include... Summit, Berkeley Heights, New Providence, Fanwood and Mountainside. - http://www.weather.gov/safety/flood

* AFFECTED AREAS: UNION, NJ

Instructions:

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

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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