Paterson deals with another round of flooding

People in Paterson are dealing with another round of flooding after remnants from Tropical Storm Lee caused the Passaic River to rise.News 12 New Jersey

PATERSON - People in Paterson are dealing with another round of flooding after remnants from Tropical Storm Lee caused the Passaic River to rise.

News 12 New Jersey Meteorologist Jim McFadden says the Passaic River at Pine Brook is at major flood stage and could crest at 22 feet.

Many roadways in the city have been shut down due to high water.

Schools are closed in the city today, but teachers were still asked to report to school.

Verizon and AT&T have set up mobile communications trailers at the corner of Haledon Ave. and North Main St. for residents to make free local and long distance calls, charge their devices and use free WiFi internet access.

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