Flood Watch in effect for North Jersey through Sunday as storm dumps more than 3 inches

A flood watch remains in effect for much of North Jersey after a storm dumped more than 3 inches of rain across the region Saturday.

The National Weather Service issued an alert until 8 a.m. Sunday as torrential rains caused excessive runoff and flooding in low-lying neighborhoods, rivers and streams.

The agency also issued a wind advisory, warning that gusts could reach 45 mph.

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“Tree branches could be destroyed by wind and some power outages could result,” according to the latest alert, which expires at 2 a.m.

The highest rainfall total in the area was reported in Hasbrouck Heights, which recorded up to 3.78 inches as of 5:30 p.m. Here is a list of other accumulations in Bergen and Passaic counties.

Lyndhurst

3.59 inches

Tenafly

3.17 inches

Leonie

3.07 inches

Bogota

2.95 inches

Fair Lawn

2.93 inches

Lodie

2.92 inches

Wayne

2.56 inches

Clifton

2.49 inches

Ringwood

2.48 inches

Hawthorn

2.07 inches

Philip DeVencentis is a local reporter for NorthJersey.com. For unlimited access to the most important news in your local community, please subscribe or activate your digital account today.

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