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Flood alerts in effect due to ongoing rain storms

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NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

As a storm system approaches from the west, wet weather will stay in the forecast for the New York metropolitan area. Look for periods of rain overnight along with the threat of a thunderstorm, according to Fox 5's Nick Gregory.

Because of locally heavy downpours, a Flood Watch is in effect for the area into Tuesday morning. 

River and stream levels in New Jersey are already high because of Friday's heavy rainfall, so if you live in flood-prone areas should be prepared.

On Tuesday, showers and some thunderstorms could still develop at any time and produce some locally heavy downpours. Be prepared for rain and thunderstorms at any point.

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