Some New Jersey communities still impacted by flooding despite receding waters
Some New Jersey communities were still being impacted Sunday by flooding in low lying areas caused by Friday night's storm, despite receding waters.
Places like Essex County dealt with emergency rescues as some residents were forced out of their homes.
Storms this past week caused the Passaic River to rise, cresting in Fairfield at just over 21 feet.
A number of families needed to be rescued as the township brought in their 5-ton army trucks, according to police.
Many roads in the area that were closed over the over the weekend reopened on Sunday as the river continued to recede.
Officials said they will monitor snow that is potentially on the horizon on Tuesday.