Heavy rainfall drenches most of New Jersey, bringing flooding concerns

Heavy rainfall drenched most of New Jersey, bring about some concerns of localized flooding.

News 12 Staff

Oct 17, 2020, 3:33 AM

Updated 1,372 days ago

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Heavy rainfall drenched most of New Jersey, bring about some concerns of localized flooding.
News 12 New Jersey Meteorologist Dave Curren says that the rain will last for the rest of the day, before clearing out sometime around midnight.
The rain began falling early Friday morning. Curren says that nearly 2 inches of rain fell in some parts of the state.
Flooding conditions are possible due to the leaves and debris that has fallen from trees now that autumn is here. That debris had the potential to clog up storm drains and sewers, causing the flooding.
The rain is expected to be gone by early Saturday morning. But temperatures are expected to drop during the overnight hours. Overnight lows could dip into the upper-30s.
Curren says that the weekend is shaping up to have nice and mild weather. Mostly sunny skies are expected on Saturday and Sunday with temperatures in the low-60s.


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