Long Valley Under ‘Flood Warning’ Through Tuesday Afternoon

Date: 2021-10-27 02:35:56

LONG VALLEY, NJ — Rains are expected to continue steadily through Long Valley through Tuesday evening, dropping up to another inch, on top of two or four inches that may have already accumulated in the area as of Tuesday morning.

According to National Weather Service forecasts for Long Valley and multiple weather statements issued as of Tuesday morning, there is a Hazardous Weather Outlook, Flash Flood Watch through 5 p.m. and Flood Warning through 3 p.m., a “warning” meaning that flooding could be imminent.

The Weather Service has referenced the Passaic River at Chatham in its Flood Warning for Long Valley, the Passaic River in that area’s Flood Warning “affecting Morris and Somerset Counties.”

In Long Valley through Tuesday afternoon, heavy rain is expected with possible new rainfall of up to an inch, the potential of wind gusts up to 20 mph, while temperatures hover at around 58 degrees.

Overnight into Wednesday, another half inch of rain could fall in Long Valley, though the winds are likely to drop back to 15 mph, with an overnight low of 51.

Partly sunny skies are predicted to return on Wednesday, while temperatures rise to around 61 degrees and winds remain between 10 to 15 mph.

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