New Jersey Gov Phil Murphy declared a state of emergency ahead of a powerful nor’easter storm that has dropped inches of rain on the tri-state area on Tuesday, October 26, according to the National Weather Service (NWS).
The storm’s heavy rain began flooding roads in New Jersey by Tuesday morning, according to reports.
This video posted on Twitter shows cars plowing through a flooded road in Piscataway, New Jersey, on Tuesday morning. The town reminded drivers not to attempt to cross a flooded road.
The NWS said between three and five inches of rain had fallen in parts of New Jersey by 10:50 am Tuesday. A flood warning was in effect for the Raritan River at Bound Brook until late Wednesday afternoon. Credit: @PeanutJiffy via Storyful