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Latest Little Falls, New Jersey, weather

Flood Watch

As you may be aware, one of the most critical problems we face as a community is the flooding issue. This special section of the site will contain up to-the-minute information about flood related conditions, in real time, as events unfold during flood emergencies.

The Floodplain Management Plan Annual Progress Report for October 2012 has been submitted to the Mayor and Council. Please click here to download the report.

Below is a list of useful links with very brief descriptions.
 
Stream Data

Link to the USGS Peckman River Gage in Little Falls (Station No. 01389550).  This gage is funded by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers flood damage reduction feasibility study.  Note that flood stage is above elevation 7.
 
http://waterdata.usgs.gov/usa/nwis/uv?01389550
 
Link to the National Weather Service Advanced Hydrologic Prediction Service gage on the Passaic River in Little Falls below Beatties Dam.  Note that the website provides up to three days of advanced warning of higher than usual water surface elevations.
 
http://newweb.erh.noaa.gov/ahps2/hydrograph.php?wfo=phi&gage=ltfn4&view=1,1,1,1,1,1,1,0&toggles=10,7,8,2,9,15,6
 
Rainfall Data
 
The Little Falls USGS heated rain gage is operated for flood-warning purposes and is located just upstream of the bridge on Francisco Avenue. This gage is operated for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer flood damage reduction feasibility study.

http://waterdata.usgs.gov/nj/nwis/uv/?site_no=405219074132001&PARAmeter_cd=00045,00021,00052,00035,61728,00036
 
Link to the National Weather Service forecast for Little Falls.  The site provides hazardous weather warnings and provides a more detailed projection than most sites.
 
http://forecast.weather.gov/MapClick.php?CityName=Little+Falls&state=NJ&site=OKX&textField1=40.8755&textField2=-74.2185
 
General Information on Flooding
 
FEMA guidance on preparing for, surviving and recovering from widespread flooding.
 
http://www.fema.gov/hazard/flood/index.shtm
 
The National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP)
 
An extremely detailed page developed by FEMA's National Flood Insurance Program ("NFIP") to answer questions about flood insurance.
 
http://www.floodsmart.gov/floodsmart/
 
Flood Insurance Rate Maps (free)
 
Enter your address in the upper left hand corner of the screen.  Once you locate your map, click "View." It is now possible to create a "Firmette," which is a digital copy of your map.  Be patient, the site moves slowly. 
 
http://msc.fema.gov/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/FemaWelcomeView?storeId=10001&catalogId=10001&langId=-1

Other Useful Links on Disaster Preparedness: