Weather Alerts for Passaic County

Issued by the National Weather Service

Flash Flood Watch  FLASH FLOOD WATCH   Flash Flood Watch
PASSAIC COUNTY

Areas Affected:
Eastern Bergen - Eastern Essex - Eastern Passaic - Eastern Union - Hudson - Western Bergen - Western Essex - Western Passaic - Western Union
Effective: Tue, 9/18 11:00am Updated: Tue, 9/18 1:30pm Urgency: Expected
Expires: Tue, 9/18 7:00pm Severity:  Severe  Certainty: Possible

 
Details:
...A CHANCE FOR FLASH FLOODING TODAY FOR PARTS OF THE REGION...
...FLASH FLOOD WATCH IN EFFECT UNTIL 7 PM EDT THIS EVENING...
The National Weather Service in Upton has issued a
* Flash Flood Watch for portions of southern Connecticut,
northeast New Jersey, and southeast New York, including the
following areas, in southern Connecticut, Northern Fairfield,
Northern New Haven, Southern Fairfield, and Southern New
Haven. In northeast New Jersey, Eastern Bergen, Eastern Essex,
Eastern Passaic, Eastern Union, Hudson, Western Bergen,
Western Essex, Western Passaic, and Western Union. In
southeast New York, Bronx, Kings (Brooklyn), New York
(Manhattan), Northern Nassau, Northern Queens, Northern
Westchester, Orange, Putnam, Richmond (Staten Island),
Rockland, Southern Nassau, Southern Queens, and Southern
Westchester.
* Until 7 PM EDT this evening.
* Showers and thunderstorms will develop late this morning and
through the afternoon. Heavy rain is expected with these showers
and thunderstorms with rainfall rates exceeding 1 inch per hour
at times. Some areas have already received heavy rain from the
previous day. Additional rainfall between 1 to 2 inches is
expected with locally higher amounts possible. This will lead to
areas of excessive runoff and potentially flash flooding.

Information:
A Flash Flood Watch means that conditions may develop that lead
to flash flooding. Flash flooding is a very dangerous situation.
You should monitor later forecasts and be prepared to take action
should flash flood warnings be issued.