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Hurricane Ian Overnight Remnants Cause Local Flooding in Newark, North Jersey

By rlsmetro on

The remnants of Hurricane Ian are affecting parts of Newark and North Jersey, with several roads in low-lying areas being flooded.


Newark Police issued a local flood warning extended until 9 p.m. Tuesday with a watchful eye on the following streets in the city that often flood during heavy or extended periods of rain: 

  • Clay Street and McCarter Highway  
  • South Street and Van Buren Street  
  • Jefferson and Chestnut Streets  
  • State Street near Broad Street  
  • Jabez and Backus Streets  
  • 357 Wilson Avenue  
  • Manufacturers Place and Hyatt Street  
  • Magazine Street and Avenue L  
  • Magazine Street and Amsterdam Street 
  • Raymond Boulevard and Blanchard Street 
  • Avenue L and Wilson Avenue  
  • Wilson Avenue and Avenue K 
  • Mary Street and Avenue L 
  • Ferry and Foundry Streets  
  • Hyatt Avenue and Wilson Avenue 
  • South Street and Adams Street 
  • South Street and Pulaski Street 
  • South Street and Pacific Street 
  • South Street and Dawson Street 
  • Pacific Street and Calumet Street 
  • Pulaski Street and Clifford Street 
  • Jefferson Street ad Clifford Street  
  • Van Buren Street and Clifford Street 
  • Foundry Street and Roanoke Avenue 
  • Foundry Street and Avenue P 
  • Norfolk Street  
  • Orange Street  
  • Nesbitt Street  
  • McClellan Street and Runiak Avenue 
  • McClellan Street and Frelinghuysen Avenue 
  • Frelinghuysen Avenue and Peddie Street 
  • Frelinghuysen Avenue and Noble Street 
  • Noble Street and Meeker Avenue 
  • Elizabeth Avenue and Meeker Avenue 
  • Martin Luther King Blvd. and State Street 
  • Martin Luther King Blvd. and Orange Street, and  
  • Frelinghuysen Avenue and the Route 22 underpass


According to The National Weather Center,  rain remained steady overnight, with temperatures around 49 degrees. On Tuesday, forecasters said winds gusted from the north around 11 mph, with some gusts as high as 24 mph.

Forecasters are calling it a  "red-alert" day with 90% chances of precipitation accumulating to about 2 inches of rain dropping in Northern NJ.

The Newark Department of Public Safety said they are coordinating responses to burglar alarms, flooding conditions, other weather-related incidents through the combined use of Police, Fire and Office of Emergency Management Personnel. 

Officials said special attention should be given to unsecured outdoor furniture, awnings, refuse and building materials. For fire safety, please utilize flashlights instead of candles should you lose electricity due to this weather event.