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Somerset County Public Safety
Monday August 22nd, 2022 :: 09:46 a.m. EDT


Flash Flood Warning until 01:45PM

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for... Northern Somerset County in northern New Jersey... East Central Hunterdon County in northwestern New Jersey...

* Until 145 PM EDT.

* At 946 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated thunderstorms producing heavy rain across the warned area. Up to 1 inch of rain has fallen. The expected rainfall rate is 1 to 2 inches in 1 hour. Additional rainfall amounts of 1 to 2 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...Flooding of small creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets, and underpasses as well as other drainage and low lying areas.

* Some locations that may experience flash flooding include... Somerville, Bridgewater, Peapack And Gladstone, Lebanon, Far Hills, White House Station, Martinsville, Basking Ridge, Bernardsville, and Raritan. This includes the following highways... Interstate 78 in New Jersey between mile markers 22 and 37. Interstate 287 in New Jersey between mile markers 15 and 28.



Turn around...don't drown when encountering flooded roads. Most flood deaths occur in vehicles. Flooding is occurring or is imminent. Most flood related deaths occur in automobiles. Do not attempt to cross water covered bridges, dips, or low water crossings. Never try to cross a flowing stream, even a small one, on foot. To escape rising water find another route over higher ground. 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.

Somerset County Public Safety
20 Grove St
Somerville, NJ 08876

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 908-231-7140

Alert Details

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

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