Flood Advisory Issued for Hoboken, NJ
The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook for Northern New Jersey, with a flood advisory in effect for Hudson County, including Hoboken, until 4:45 p.m. This advisory comes in light of potential strong thunderstorms predicted for the region.
The City of Hoboken’s Office of Emergency Management (OEM) advises residents to exercise caution, especially in areas prone to flooding. Intense rainfall exceeding 0.8 inch per hour could lead to flooding in low-lying regions. Residents are urged to steer clear of flood-prone zones and not to bypass barricades.
For reporting flooded intersections and blocked drain inlets, residents can reach out to the NHSA Hotline at (866) 689-3970. The Hoboken OEM encourages everyone to stay updated on weather advisories, watches, and warnings through their Twitter page @HobokenOEM. Additionally, updates and alerts can be accessed on the City’s official Twitter @CityOfHoboken and Facebook facebook.com/hoboken. Residents can also sign up for email or text notifications at www.hobokennj.gov/alerts.
For more information on how Hoboken and NHSA prepare for and address intense rainfall events, as well as the city’s efforts to mitigate rainfall flooding, residents can refer to the provided links.
- Emergency: 9-1-1
- Non-emergencies: 201-420-2000
Source: City of Hoboken, NJ.