When the Saddle River rises, it doesn’t just flood in Lodi. It also floods in Saddle Brook and Wallington and other nearby towns.
A flash flood watch is in effect for the area through Tuesday afternoon. AccuWeather Meteorologist Carl Erickson said that steadier rain would start moving into the area early Tuesday morning.
The swollen Passaic River has delivered a walloping one-two punch to the town of Wallington, N.J. in the wake of Hurricane Irene.
Wallington police said a man drove his car into the Passaic River early Saturday morning.