HUDSON COUNTY, NJ — While Hudson County only experienced drizzle Wednesday after a day of rain, there is still a threat of high tide flooding later, the National Weather Service said.
The NWS said it “expects” flooding in parts of Hudson County on Wednesday evening, as well as eastern Essex and eastern Union counties.
Declaration of coastal flooding applies from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. tonight.
- Up to a half foot of flooding above ground level is expected in vulnerable areas near the waterfront and shoreline.
- WHERE: In New Jersey, Hudson, East Essex and Eastern Union counties. In New York, Richmond County (Staten Island).
- WHEN: High tide tonight.
- IMPACTS: Brief minor flooding of the most vulnerable places near the waterfront and shore.
- ADDITIONAL DETAILS… Minor coastal flooding is possible with evening high tides through the weekend.
A “flood statement” is a “bulletin issued to provide up-to-date information about flooding along major waterways or major creeks,” the NWS says in its report. list of definitions.
weather radar shows storms heading towards the area from West.