Nor'easter Brings Flooding, Travel Suspensions Around Tri-State Area
NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – Saturday’s nor’easter dumped heavy rain and caused widespread flooding across elements of the Tri-state area. In some accepted places, travel was taken to a standstill by the powerful storm temporarily.
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Wind gusts more than 60 mph occurred, with 30-40 mph gusts inland. Another big story was the coastal flooding.
In NJ, Hoboken Terminal was flooded, with multiple train platforms under water.
NY Waterway also canceled ferry service to Hoboken as a result of flooding at the station.
The storm brought down trees, one damaging a residence in Neptune severely. Relentless gusts of wind coated the beachfront road in Sea Bright with a layer of sand.
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The Harris family felt the brunt of the wet and windy.
“It’s sad because I must say i just outside wish to be playing,” daughter Jemma said.
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Later. Combine the early morning;s heavy winds with the rising tide in the Shrewsbury River, in to the evening and residents said they feared the flooding could continue well.
“Hardest I’ve observed in quite a long time,” said Sea Bright resident Bill Lincoln. “I go on another side of the river there, and it’s the hardest I’ve observed in trouble.”
In NY, the stormy weather had some people dodging flying flying objects, sitting in traffic, or looking forward to capacity to get restored.
Utility crews in Queens braved gusty winds because they elevated to the tops of poles to displace power lines which were twisted, tangled, and toppled following a massive tree slammed right into a motor car.
Getting around elements of the town proved challenging also, with cars forced to trudge through tire-deep water on the FDR Drive.
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NYC Ferry service to Rockaway was also suspended in the first; easter swept through the certain area.
Luckily, no injuries linked to the storm were reported immediately.