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UPDATE: A flash flood watch remains in effect across most of northern and central New Jersey until 5 p.m. Tuesday and in Bergen, Essex, Hudson, Passaic and Union counties until 6 p.m. Tuesday.What are the current flash flood warnings in Monmouth County?
The current flash flood warnings, which are more urgent than a watch and indicate imminent danger, include: 725 am: Severe flash flooding is occurring in northern Monmouth County right now, specifically in the Union Beach area eastward to Middletown. Do not drive onto flooded roadways, and heed all road closures! #njwxWhat does a flash flood watch mean?
Just like a severe thunderstorm watch, a tornado watch or a winter storm watch, a flash flood watch is not as urgent as a flash flood warning. It basically puts drivers, homeowners and public safety officials on notice that conditions are favorable for heavy rain to fall within a few hours.