Heavy Rain Comes To An End
New Jersey is drying out after a slow moving coastal storm delivered much-needed rain to the parched
The National Weather Service has canceled flood watches. There are unofficial rain totals of little more than 2 and a half inches in Howell, 2 inches in Trenton and more than an inch and
three-quarters in Mount Holly.
Utility crews are dealing with scattered power outages, with about 317 customers affected statewide.
Officials say the rain should go a long way toward alleviating the state’s drought conditions, which have helped spark several major brush fires in recent weeks.
The storm gave upstate New York a spring snowstorm and is expected to leave up to 9 inches of snow in the Buffalo area.