As a result of the severe storm that began at approximately 9:36 a.m. today, the City of Newark deployed Public Works and Water Resources crews to survey damage in the area. A significant amount of rain fell in a short period of time, which resulted in flash flooding in many flood-prone areas. Wind gusts were predicted of up to 70mph which may have caused additional damage. City crews are evaluating the situation and prioritizing work based on severity.
To stay safe during a flood, follow the safety tips below:
To stay safe during a tornado, follow the safety tips below:
Newark staff will continue to monitor the situation and send updates as necessary. To report damage, please call 302.366.7000.