Franklin Township: Road Closures Due to Flooding

May 27, 2018

SOMERSET, NJ - According to township and county officials the following roadways are closed due to flooding:

Blackwells Mills Road between South Middlebush and VanCleef
South Middlebush Road between Bennetts Lane and Hill Top
Canal Road between Route 518 and Copermine Road
Griggstown Causeway btwen Montgomery Twp and Franklin Twp
South Middlebush Road closed in Franklin Twp ...

Franklin Township: St. Matthias Carnival Cancelled for Wednesday, Volunteers Still Needed

SOMERSET, NJ - St. Matthias canceled its annual carnival for the second night in a row due to inclement weather according to its website. As of right now, the carnival is scheduled to open Thursday at 6 pm.  

Attendees can purchase a bracelet for $25 for unlimited rides on either Thursday or Sunday. The carnival is also scheduled to be open Friday from 6 pm to 10 pm, ...

Funnel Cloud Appears over South Plainfield

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - A line of heavy thunderstorms roared through South Plainfield this evening with a resident capturing a funnel cloud twisting down west and north of Spring Lake Park. The photo captures the funnel cloud which can be seen in the  left-hand side of the photo.

The photo captures a school bus driving by, and the South Plainfield Volunteer Fire Department building. So far ...

Weather Alert: Flash Flood Watch Issued by National Weather Service, Threatens Evening Commute

SOMERSET COUNTY, NJ - A line of intense thunderstorms is expected to move into the region from the northwest late Tuesday afternoon and evening, according to the National Weather Service. There are indications that storms may repeatedly move over the same areas, especially during the evening hours, they said. Localized rainfall of one to three inches is likely where this occurs, and ...

Franklin Township: South Middlebush Road Closure (UPDATE)

SOMERSET, NJ - South Middlebush Road is closed between Clairmont Road and Skillmans Lane due to flooding, according to an alert from Somerset County. 

Old York Road between Bridgewater and Branchburg is also closed due to flooding, according to an alert from Somerset County. 

The Blackwells Mills Causeway between Franklin Township and Hillsborough is also closed due to ...

Franklin Township: Area Under Flash Flood Watch (UPDATE)

SOMERSET, NJ - Last night the National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch warning for the region. Multiple delays due to flooding have been reported in the area. 

Canal Road is closed between the Griggstown Causeway and Route 518 due to flooding, according to the township. 

Somerset County issued the following warning for commuters:

“Turn around, don`t drown when ...

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