THIS WEEKS WEATHER OUTLOOK: Rain possible, dreariness likely

THIS WEEK\S WEATHER OUTLOOK: Rain possible, dreariness likely
AccuWeather Alert: Rain and flooding
Already soaked from Saturdays heavy rain, New Jersey is bracing for another round of wet weather and potential flooding on Monday from a coastal system set to make for a messy evening commute.

The entire state will soon be under flood watches and warning that last into Tuesday with 1 to 2 inches of additional rain expected to drop across New Jersey, National Weather Service forecasters say.

Rain should begin early Monday afternoon with the heaviest rainfall from late afternoon into the evening 

A flood watch in the following counties will be in effect from 10 a.m. Monday until late this evening: Atlantic, Cape May, Camden, Cape May, Cumberland, Gloucester, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Burlington, Ocean, Salem, Somerset, Sussex and Warren. 

A flash flood watch for Bergen, Essex, Passaic and Union goes from noon until late Monday. Hudson, eastern Essex, Middlesex, Monmouth and Ocean also will deal with a coastal flood advisory.

Video: Flood Warning And Watches Issued With More Rain On The Way

STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — The National Weather Service issued a flash flood watch for Staten Island on Monday.

Rain will become moderate to locally heavy as a low pressure system moves across the region Monday afternoon into Monday night, the Weather Service said. It will rain mainly after 10 a.m., and there will be areas of fog after 2 p.m.

The service is expecting up to an inch of rain possible. The additional rain on Monday may result in flash flooding, as the area already received one to two inches of rain on Saturday.


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