HASBROUCK HEIGHTS, NJ — The National Weather Service has issued a tropical storm warning for the region. The warning issued at 5:20 a.m. Monday says that winds could reach 58 to 73 mph on Tuesday.
Impacts could include damage to roofing and siding along with porches, awning and carports, according to the Weather Service. Trees may be snapped or uprooted, and some roads may become impassable from large debris, the Weather Service said.
Tropical Storm Isaias is moving north at 18 mph and is expected to hit New Jersey Tuesday afternoon.
“The main threats with this system involve heavy rainfall, strong winds, minor to moderate coastal flooding, along with high surf and dangerous rip currents,” the Weather Service said.
As of Monday afternoon, a flash flood watch is in effect with 3 to 6 inches of rainfall anticipated to fall, according to the Weather Service.
The Weather Service advised that the “situation is somewhat favorable for tornadoes.”
Governor Murphy announced a State of Emergency on Monday night.
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