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Police Department

Posted on: October 26, 2021

Special Weather Advisory: As of October 26, 2021 - 11:30 am

We are anticipating a minor flood event in the Township of Pequannock due to a Nor’easter moving through our area. Forecasting indicates the Pompton River will crest Wednesday, October 27, 2021 in the morning.

Flood Causes: 

  • Rainfall -   4.5" - 5” expected
  • Additional flow due to the Pompton Gates opening around 8 am today

Rainfall projections:

  • Heaviest rain has subsided
  • Rain is anticipated to be ending later today
  • Total expected rainfall: 5 inches – 6 inches

Projected Pompton River Crest: 

  • Wednesday October 27, 2021 in the morning
  • Based on rainfall projections: Pompton crests at approximately 16 – 16.5 ft.

Flood-Affected Areas Based on Current Crest Predictions:

  • Alexander Avenue
  • Route 23 exit ramp
  • Harrison Road

Going Forward: 

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