New Jersey roads flood after heavy overnight rain

Parts of the state saw as many as five inches of rain. (5/1/14)

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.

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

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