New Jersey roads flood after heavy overnight rain

Heavy rains soaked the state Wednesday night into Thursday morning.

Parts of the state saw as many as

Parts of the state saw as many as five inches of rain.

MONROE TOWNSHIP - Heavy rains soaked the state Wednesday night into Thursday morning.

More than 5 inches of rain fell in some areas. Other areas saw between 2 and 3 inches of rain.

News 12 New Jersey meteorologists say streams and rivers were at risk of flooding throughout the state.

Many communities throughout the state had flooded roads and road closings. 

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