New York Weather Forecast Today: Flash Flood Warning for Parts of NY and NJ

By Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber
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Zachary Stieber covers U.S. and world news. He is based in Maryland.
May 23, 2014 Updated: July 18, 2015

A flash flood warning has been issued for parts of New Jersey and New York on Friday evening.

The warning has been issued for New York (Manhattan County) in New York, as well as Eastern Passaic County, Southern Bergen County, Eastern Essex County, and Hudson County in New Jersey.

The warning is in effect until 10:30 p.m. EDT, according to the National Weather Service.

The service said that as of 7:33 p.., thunderstorms were moving east around 20 miles per hour and producing very heavy rain, with rainfall rates between one and two inches per hour.

“This is expected to cause flash flooding over the warned area,” it said.

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Zachary Stieber
Zachary Stieber covers U.S. and world news. He is based in Maryland.