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Photograph of the Flooding at Bound Brook at Middlesex, NJ

Bound Brook at Middlesex, NJ Flooding

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Flood of August 14-16, 2011

New Jersey experienced record flooding at 7 USGS gages during August 14-16, 2011. Heavy rain associated with a low pressure system moving northeast along the Atlantic coast dropped generally 4 8 inches of rain over most of the state from late Saturday night August 13 through late Sunday night August 14, 2011. Gages on the Cohansey River and Little Ease Run had record peaks on August 14. The second and third highest peaks of record occurred at other gages in southwestern New Jersey during the period August 14-16, 2011.

As summary of the peaks and rainfall for this event can be found in the antecedent conditions section of the August 27 - 30, 2011 Flood Statement.

Click here for the table with links to graphs of August flow data for 20 USGS stations in New Jersey with provisional flood peaks August 14-16, 2011.

Map of flood and high flow condition.

 

 

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