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Flooding, torrential rain possible with Friday’s thunderstorms

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Thunderstorms with dangerous lightning are rolling through the Jersey Shore.
Kala Kachmar, @NewsQuip

Here are the latest updates on weather-related flooding, traffic and outages:

9:20 a.m.

Route 35 northbound north of County Route 10 and Washington Avenue in Point Pleasant Beach is flooded. One lane may be closed.

9 a.m.

Route 33 in Neptune has flooding in both directions west of Route 18. One lane may be closed.

Route 70 in Lakehurst has flooding in both directions from east of Union Venue to west of County Route 547. One lane is closed.

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Rt. 547 in Manchester is full of pockets of deep water flooding
Brian Johnsto, Asbury Park Press

NEPTUNE— Monmouth and Ocean counties are finally getting relief after nearly a week of blistering heat, but not without a price.

Thunderstorms with torrential rainfall and frequent cloud-to-ground lightning are expected to roll through central New Jersey throughout the morning Friday.

 A flash flood warning is in effect in Monmouth and Ocean counties until 12:30 p.m., according to the National Weather Service in Mount Holly. Up to 2.5 inches of rain has already fallen in some places, with 1 to 2 more possible in the next few hours.

Northern Ocean and the rest of Monmouth are under a flood advisory, with minor flooding possible until about 10:45 a.m.

Towns in the flood warning include: Allenwood, Beachwood, Lakehurst, Lakewood, Long Branch, Manasquan, Mantoloking, Marlboro, Matawan, Middletown, Point Pleasant Beach, Red Bank, Roosevelt, Tinton Falls, Toms River and Seaside Heights.

No coastal flooding is expected with this storm, according to the weather service.

This is a developing story. Check app.com for weather, outage and flooding updates.

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Kala Kachmar: @NewsQuip; 732-643-4061; kkachmar@gannettnj.com

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2018-07-06 13:50:03

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