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Monday, April 16, 2018

Weather Alert

16-April-2018
   The Bogota police Dept has issued the following Weather and Traffic alerts:


Advisory: FLOOD WARNING
The National Weather Service in Upton NY has issued a

* Flash Flood Warning for...
Hudson County in northeastern New Jersey...
Passaic County in northeastern New Jersey...
Union County in northeastern New Jersey...
Bergen County in northeastern New Jersey...
Essex County in northeastern New Jersey...
Orange County in southeastern New York...
Queens County in southeastern New York...
Richmond County in southeastern New York...
Bronx County in southeastern New York...
Kings County in southeastern New York...
Rockland County in southeastern New York...
New York (Manhattan) County in southeastern New York...

* Until 1115 AM EDT

* At 718 AM EDT, Doppler radar indicated heavy rain across the 
warned area. Up to one inch to an inch and a half of rain has 
already fallen. Flash flooding is expected to begin shortly.

Additional rainfall amounts of an inch to two inches are possible in 
the warned area.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

Excessive runoff from heavy rainfall will cause flooding of small
creeks and streams, urban areas, highways, streets and underpasses as
well as other drainage areas and low lying spots.

A Flash Flood Warning means that flooding is imminent or occurring.
If you are in the warned area move to higher ground immediately.
Residents living along streams and creeks should take immediate
precautions to protect life and property.

Also River rd at Elm Ave along with W. Ft. Lee rd from River rd in Bogota to the Hackensack border have been closed due to flooding. Barricades have been installed with no traffic allowed beyond those points.
 For more information please 

Bogota, NJ Police Department
375 Larch Ave
Bogota, NJ 07603
Emergency: 9-1-1 
Non-emergencies: 201-487-2400 
or
https://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick Bogota









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