SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- There is a flash flood warning for our area with an additional 1-2 inches of rain expected in the next few hours.

Scotch Plains and Fanwood police advise to exercise caution when traveling and be prepared for the possibility of closed or flooded streets.

Rain is expected to continue through the late morning with clearing is likely to begin in the early afternoon. is Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s only free daily paper. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook and twitter @SPF_TAP. Download the free TAPinto App for iPhone or Android.