High tide brings significant flooding to parts of Queens, New Jersey

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Monday, February 8, 2016
High tide brings significant flooding to parts of Queens, New Jersey
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Shirleen Allicot is in Far Rockaway with the story

NEW YORK (WABC) -- A high tide magnified by strong winds brought significant flooding to parts of New York City and New Jersey Monday.

In New Jersey, areas of the Hoboken Terminal are currently experiencing flooding due to high tide. The rear doors of the waiting room with access to the Ferry Slips are currently closed.

New Jersey Transit says there has been no disruption of train service:

Here's a look at flooding in Ocean City, where streets have turned into creeks:

There has been localized coastal flooding in the Rockaways, as seen in this photo from Newport Avenue in Rockaway Park, Queens (Courtesy Angelia Roggie):

Here's video from Eyewitness News report Dray Clark:

Flooding is also a problem in central and southern New Jersey, with police in Neptune saying some roads are impassable.

Police in Hackensack issued a warning to drivers and detoured traffic due to flooding in the area of Hackensack and Grand Avenues.

Forecasters have issued a coastal flood warning for the entire New Jersey shore.

Widespread moderate coasting flooding is possible during high tide. There's also a chance for beach erosion as wave heights build to 8 to 12 feet.

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