Jersey Shore towns see flooding from Tropical Storm Fay

Some shore towns in New Jersey saw significant flooding as Tropical Storm Fay battered the region on Friday.  A Flash Flood Watch has been issued for much of the area until midnight.

Parts of the Jersey Shore had already seen more than three inches of rain from Tropical Storm Fay by mid-morning. Ocean City, Maryland measured amounts over five inches. 

Despite the intensity of the storm, however, some residents decided to brave the wind and rain to get out of the house for a few hours.


Bands of heavy rain contributed to the flooding on the roadways. Forecasters were calling for a storm surge of two feet with Tropical Storm Fay.

Floodwaters were also reportedly approaching homes in Sea Isle City, Avalon, and Stone Harbor.

The storm made landfall along the coast of New Jersey about 10 miles northeast of Atlantic City, according to national forecasters.


Streets were underwater in Sea Isle City Friday morning as Tropical Storm Fay begins taking its toll one the shore. (Twitter: @SJB414)