Flood warning active in Brick as incoming storm follows recent rainfall

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Floods are expected to persist in Brick while rain is forecasted to continue, according to Accuweather.com. COURTESY OF BRICK TOWNSHIP POLICE DEPARTMENT

BRICK TOWNSHIP — The Brick Township Police Department has announced on Facebook that there have been multiple reports of flooding throughout the township today. 

The post stated that tides in our area will reach up to one to two feet during high tide scheduled to peak from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. The police department also announced a wind advisory is in affect in the township at 2 p.m. this afternoon that will last until 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 30. 

The police department gave alerts for road closures in the area of Princeton Ave. and 5th Ave. due to flooding yesterday and have warned residents in areas prone to flooding. According to Accuweather.com, heavy rainfall, 25 mile per hour winds, and both a coastal flood advisory and wind advisory are active in Brick Township.

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Police have suggested residents park their vehicles on higher ground to avoid damage since yesterday afternoon. Parking is available in various parks in the township, including Bay Side Park, Brick Park and Ride Commuter Parking Lot, Herbertsville park and Windward Beach Park.

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