AccuWeather Alert: Flash flooding reported as storms dump heavy rain

Friday, August 18, 2017 05:41PM
Rob Nelson has the latest on major flooding in Hackensack.


NEW YORK - Significant flooding has been reported in some parts of the New York City region as storms dumped heavy rain Friday morning.
Storms dump heavy rain in New Jersey, New York

One of the hardest hit areas is Hackensack, where Hudson Street has turned into a river.

Here's a look at the scene in Hackensack:

Flash flooding reported as storms dump heavy rain in Hackensack


And here's what it was like in Central Park during the GMA concert series:

Meteorologist Bill Evans said the storms to last through Friday evening, prompting this to be an AccuWeather Alert day.

Click here to see the latest AccuTrack radar.

Emergency crews are offering an important reminder:

If you have photos or video of the weather (only capture when it's safe to do so!), send to us via Twitter or Instagram using the hashtag #abc7NY.

Here is the latest AccuWeather forecast:
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