The June 15 2009 Bergen County NJ Hail And Flooding Event
Storm And Post Storm NWS Survey Photos
Taken In Rochelle Park, Ridgewood, Washington Township And Emerson NJ
Event Timeline Approximately 3:15 Thru 4:00 PM EDT

NWS Issued Severe Thunderstorm Warning For Event
NWS Local Storm Report For Event

NWS Upton NY Doppler Radar Images As Captured At The BergenSkywarn Weatherdesk


Wall Cloud Observed To The North From A Location In Rochelle Park NJ
Showing Defined Inflow And Rain/Hail Shafts

Post Event Storm Survey Photos For NWS

2 Trees Down On House Also With Power Lines Down At 220 Hillcrest Road Ridgewood NJ

2 Inch Hail Accumulation With Numerous Leaves Stripped From Trees At Immaculate Heart Academy On Van Emburgh Avenue Washington Township NJ

Closeup Of Hail At 660 Van Emburgh Avenue Washington Township NJ. Some 0.75 Inch Hailstones Within Accumulation

12 Inches Of Hail Washed Up Into A Driveway At 660 Van Emburgh Avenue Washington Township NJ

Extensive Damage To Hosta Plant Leaves And Other Shrubbery From Hail At 660 Van Emburgh Avenue Washington Township NJ

Trees Stripped Of Leaves With Only Branches Remaining At 660 Van Emburgh Avenue Washington Township NJ

Driveway At 113 Union Avenue Emerson NJ With 6 Feet Plus Of Hail Washed Into It Due To Overwhelmed Storm Drains Frontend Loader Assisting Firemen With Clearing 6 Feet Of Hail From Driveway At 113 Union Avenue Emerson NJ
Closeup Of Hail Showing Size Of Hail Making Up The 6 Foot Pile In Driveway At 113 Union Street Emerson NJ. Mostly 0.50 Inch And Smaller Hailstones Observed In The Accumulation Emerson Firemen And Rescue Squad Clearing Driveway And Garage Of Washed In Hail Accumulation at 113 Union Avenue Emerson NJ
Blocked Drainage Culvert Caused By Hail In Emerson NJ Close-up Of Hail In the Blocked Drainage Culvert In Emerson NJ
Hail Accumulation In School Playground Measuring 6 Plus Inches In Emerson NJ Gives A New And Unique Summer Playtime Experience For An Astonished Ready For Winter Snow-Booted Child Hail Accumulation of 6 Plus Inches Found In Driveway At 126 Linwood Avenue In Emerson NJ

NWS Upton NY Generated BergenSkywarn Weatherdesk Doppler Radar Screen Captures
Doppler Image Captured From The 3:33 PM June 15 2009 Scan

NWS Upton NY Doppler Radar At The BergenSkywarn Weatherdesk Showing Wide Area View
Of Several Areas Of Precipitation/Hail Over NNJ And SNY At 3:33 PM On June 15 2009

NWS Upton NY Doppler Radar At The BergenSkywarn Weatherdesk Closeup 
Showing Area (Cell L1) Of Heavy (Plus 60 dBZ) Precipitation/Hail  At 3:33 PM On June 15 2009
 Along and South Of Washington Avenue In Northcentral Bergen County Near Emerson And Westwood NJ

NWS Issued Severe Thunderstorm Warning



WUUS51 KOKX 151917
SVROKX
NJC003-152000-
/O.NEW.KOKX.SV.W.0016.090615T1917Z-090615T2000Z/

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
317 PM EDT MON JUN 15 2009

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN UPTON NY HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
BERGEN COUNTY IN NORTHEAST NEW JERSEY...

* UNTIL 400 PM EDT...

* AT 317 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A
SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING PENNY SIZE HAIL. THIS
STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR RIDGEWOOD...AND MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 5 MPH.

* THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR...
PARAMUS BY 335 PM...
ORADELL BY 350 PM...
BERGENFIELD...NORWOOD...ENGLEWOOD AND HACKENSACK BY 400 PM...

LAT...LON 4110 7415 4100 7391 4084 7400 4091 7413
4093 7415 4096 7414 4098 7416 4098 7421
TIME...MOT...LOC 1917Z 296DEG 5KT 4099 7408


NWS Local Storm Report

NWUS51 KOKX 152309
LSROKX

PRELIMINARY LOCAL STORM REPORT...SUMMARY
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE NEW YORK NY
707 PM EDT MON JUN 15 2009

..TIME... ...EVENT... ...CITY LOCATION... ...LAT.LON...
..DATE... ....MAG.... ..COUNTY LOCATION..ST.. ...SOURCE....
..REMARKS..

0320 PM HAIL 2 SE MAYBROOK 41.47N 74.19W
06/15/2009 E0.75 INCH ORANGE NY TRAINED SPOTTER

REPORTED HAIL RANGING MOSTLY FROM DIME TO PENNY
SIZE...TIME ESTIMATED FROM RADAR

0320 PM TSTM WND DMG RIDGEWOOD 40.98N 74.11W
06/15/2009 BERGEN NJ TRAINED SPOTTER

WIRES AND TWO TREES DOWN AT 220 HILLCREST ROAD, ONE TREE
FULLY UPROOTED AND ONE TREE FELL ON HOUSE...TIME
ESTIMATED FROM RADAR

0329 PM HAIL 1 NNW WASHINGTON TOWNSH 41.00N 74.07W
06/15/2009 M0.75 INCH BERGEN NJ TRAINED SPOTTER

PENNY SIZED HAIL ACCUMULATED UP TO ONE FOOT IN FRONT OF
GARAGE ON 601 VAN EMBURGH AVENUE...TIME ESTIMATED FROM
RADAR

0329 PM HAIL WASHINGTON TOWNSHIP 40.99N 74.07W
06/15/2009 E0.75 INCH BERGEN NJ PUBLIC 

PENNY SIZE HAIL COVERING GROUND...TIME ESTIMATED FROM
RADAR

0330 PM HAIL WEST MILFORD 41.11N 74.40W
06/15/2009 E0.75 INCH PASSAIC NJ PUBLIC 

0346 PM FLASH FLOOD HO-HO-KUS 41.00N 74.10W
06/15/2009 BERGEN NJ TRAINED SPOTTER

WATER RESCUES ON RT 17

0358 PM FLASH FLOOD WESTWOOD 40.99N 74.03W
06/15/2009 BERGEN NJ TRAINED SPOTTER

OLD HOOK ROAD IMPASSABLE DUE TO FLOODING

0358 PM FLASH FLOOD EMERSON 40.97N 74.02W
06/15/2009 BERGEN NJ TRAINED SPOTTER

LINCOLN BLVD FLOODED WITH CARS STRANDED

0420 PM FLASH FLOOD DEMAREST 40.96N 73.96W
06/15/2009 BERGEN NJ TRAINED SPOTTER

HIGHLAND AVENUE CLOSED WITH CARS STRANDED

0420 PM FLASH FLOOD DEMAREST 40.96N 73.96W
06/15/2009 BERGEN NJ TRAINED SPOTTER

LENOX AND WELD COURT INTESECTION HAD 1 TO 3 FEET OF
STANDING WATER...CLOSING ROAD

0424 PM LIGHTNING OAKLAND 41.03N 74.24W
06/15/2009 BERGEN NJ TRAINED SPOTTER

LIGHTNING STRIKE CAUSING A HOUSE FIRE ON BAILEY AVENUE

0435 PM FLASH FLOOD PARAMUS 40.95N 74.07W
06/15/2009 BERGEN NJ TRAINED SPOTTER

1 LANE CLOSED DUE TO FLOODING BETWEEN EXITS 165 AND 171
ON GARDEN STATE PARKWAY

0440 PM FLASH FLOOD WAYNE 40.95N 74.25W
06/15/2009 PASSAIC NJ TRAINED SPOTTER

RATZNER ROAD CLOSED WITH STRANDED CARS

0445 PM FLASH FLOOD WAYNE 40.95N 74.25W
06/15/2009 PASSAIC NJ TRAINED SPOTTER

FRENCH HILL ROAD DAMAGED FROM FLOODING

0502 PM FLASH FLOOD CLIFTON 40.86N 74.16W
06/15/2009 PASSAIC NJ TRAINED SPOTTER

MULTIPLES VEHCILES STUCK IN WATER ON ROUTE 46