More rain could pose flood threat for NJ

Rivers in northern New Jersey have gone over their banks after a storm soaked parts of Bergen and Passaic counties with more than 3 inches

WAYNE - Rivers in northern New Jersey have gone over their banks after a storm soaked parts of Bergen and Passaic counties with more than 3 inches of rain on Sunday.

News 12 New Jersey Meteorologist Dave Curren says further flooding tonight is possible downstream on the Passaic River at Wayne and Little Falls. The river is expected to crest at 9.2 feet overnight.

Curren says between 1-3 inches of rain could soak the state Thursday and flooding could continue into Friday evening.

News 12 New Jersey was in Passaic County where flooding is still causing major problems in Wayne and Pompton Lakes.

Some of the water is receding in Pompton Lakes, where the cleanup has begun.

Flood impacts at the Passaic River at Little Falls:

10 feet:Wagaraw Road in Hawthorne is closed. Homes and businesses directly along the river begin to flood.9 feet:Widespread flooding throughout Lincoln Park and Wayne with many evacuations.8 feet:Flooding in the "old" Wayne area of Wayne. Recycling center and Wagaraw Road Ball Field Complex in Hawthorne begin to experience flooding.7 feet:Minor flooding begins in Lincoln Park and Wayne.6.5 feet:Low-lying areas in the vicinity of Two Bridges and the Hoffman Grove section of Wayne are flooded.

Storm causes flooding in Westwood Bound Brook's flood-control project close to completion Flood waters force evacuations in Bergen, Passaic counties New Jersey rivers swell after heavy rains

National Weather Service: Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service

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