Flooding Impacts along northern NJ rivers

So far, state emergency officials say NewJersey has dodged major flooding problems from the rain that movedin overnight.But with streams already close to flood stage

So far, state emergency officials say NewJersey has dodged major flooding problems from the rain that movedin overnight.

But with streams already close to flood stage in someareas, they also say the threat of flooding remains -- particularlyalong the Ramapo, Passaic, Raritan and Delaware rivers. Gov.Chris Christie declared a state of emergency yesterday.

Important New Jersey Storm Resources

Pompton River at Pompton PlainsRiver Stage (in feet)Flooding Impacts21FLOODING IN A LARGE AREA FROM JACKSON AVENUE ON THE NORTH AND RIVERSIDE DRIVE ON THE SOUTH BETWEEN THE RAILROAD TRACKS AND THE RIVER.20VILLAGE SECTION OF POMPTON PLAINS BEGINS FLOODING. ROUTE 23 NORTH AND SOUTH IS IMPASSABLE.18PEQUANNOCK AVENUE AT SHADY STREET IMPASSABLE BLOCKING ROOSEVELT AND SHADY STREETS. OAKWOOD AT SHADY STREET IMPASSBLE. THE FIRST EVACUATIONS BEGIN.17PEQUANNOCK AVENUE AT ROOSEVELT STREET BEOMES IMPASSABLE. ROUTE 23 EXIT RAMP AT ALEXANDER AVENUE BECOMES IMPASSABLE.16HOMES ON NORTH PEQUANNOCK AVENUE BEGIN TO FLOOD. RESIDENCES ON PEQUANNOCK AVENUE ALONG THE RIVER BETWEEN MADISON AND SHADY STREETS BEOME SURROUNDED BY WATER. BUSINESSES ALONG ROUTE 23 NORTH BEGIN TO FLOOD.14NORTH PEQUANNOCK AVENUE BECOMES IMPASSABLE.13NORTH PEQUANNOCK AVENUE BEGINS TO FLOOD.12THE FIRST FLOODING BEGINS IN THE AREA OF RIVER ROAD AND HARRISON STREET.Passaic River at Little FallsRiver Stage (in feet)Flooding Impacts12WAGARAW ROAD IN HAWTHORNE, BETWEEN LAFAYETTE AVENUE AND LINCOLN AVENUE, IS CLOSED. PASSAIC AVENUE, SCHOON AVENUE AND VICENT STREET ARE ALSO CLOSED. HOMES AND BUSINESSES FLOOD.10WAGARAW ROAD IN HAWTHORNE IS CLOSED. HOMES AND BUSINESSES DIRECTLY ALONG THE RIVER BEGIN TO FLOOD.9WIDESPREAD FLOODING THROUGHOUT LINCOLN PARK AND WAYNE WITH MANY EVACUATIONS8FLOODING IN THE "OLD" WAYNE AREA OF WAYNE.RECYCLING CENTER AND WAGARAW ROAD BALL FIELD COMPLEX IN HAWTHORNE BEGINS TO EXPERIENCE FLOODING.7MINOR FLOODING BEGINS IN LINCOLN PARK AND WAYNE.6.5LOW LYING AREAS IN THE VICINITY OF TWO BRIDGES AND THE HOFFMAN GROVE SECTION OF WAYNE ARE FLOODED.Saddle River at LodiRiver Stage (in feet)Flooding Impacts8FLOODING BEGINS ON MAIN STREET IN LODI.7FLOODING BEGINS IN THE PARKING LOT AT THE LODI BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB ON PASSAIC AVENUE.6FLOODING OCCURS ON VREELAND STREET, MAIN STREET ACROSS FROM MITCHELL STREET, AND AT THE PARK BETWEEN CHESTNUT STREET AND NORWOOD AVENUE.Ramapo River at Pompton LakesRiver Stage (in feet)Flooding Impacts10NEARBY HOMES BEGIN TO TAKE ON WATER.Information obtained from the National Weather Service?s Mid Atlantic River Forecast Center

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