Weather Update: Flooding concerns continue, rip current risk high

Heavy bands of rain associated with former Tropical Storm Lee caused flash flooding yesterday as people cleaned up from Hurricane Irene.News 12 New Jersey Meteorologist

EDISON - Heavy bands of rain associated with former Tropical Storm Lee caused flash flooding yesterday as people cleaned up from Hurricane Irene.

News 12 New Jersey Meteorologist Jim McFadden says major flooding is occurring along the Passaic River in Pine Brook and Little Falls and along the Pompton River at Pompton Plains this morning. The Delaware River remains above flood stage, but is cresting.

Meanwhile, Hurricane Katia in the Atlantic is causing rough surf and rip currents along the entire Jersey Shore. Surf is forecasted to be 5 to 9 feet along the coast with a high risk for rip currents.

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