🚧 Overnight winter storm causes flooding

🚧 Swollen rivers flooded roads around NJ

🚧 Flood levels expected to change during day

Swollen rivers around the state — including in Somerset, Morris, Hunterdon, Passaic, Bergen counties — caused road closures in several communities on Wednesday.

Montville, Pequannock and parts of neighboring towns had multiple closures due to flooding, as police shared updates to their social media feeds.

As of 10 a.m. Wednesday, there was major flooding assessed along stretches of the Raritan River, Passaic River, Saddle River and Pompton River, according to the National Weather Service.

Moderate flooding was also recorded along areas of the Millstone River, South Branch Raritan River, Rockaway River, Passaic River, Ramapo River and Delaware River at Burlington.

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In Union County, Cranford police warned of flash flood conditions in low-lying road areas.

New Jersey 101.5 Chief Meteorologist Dan Zarrow has said there is another storm system, looming at the end of the week.

That storm could carry a threat for 40+ mph winds and an inch of rain.

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