Another round of thunderstorms  will affect New Jersey for the ride home with more rain expected for Wednesday.

Flash flood warnings have been  issued for parts of Ocean & Monmouth counties The entire state is getting rain which is from the remnants of Hurricane Isaac which drenched the south & midwest last week.

A Tornado Warning had been issued for southern Burlington and Ocean counties until 3:45PM. A strong thunderstorm capable of forming a tornato was detected on radar 24 miles southwest of Toms River.

The National Weather Service Facebook page reports an inch-and-a-half of rain fell on Tuesday afternoon in a short amount of time along the Delaware River.

The National Weather Service says 2 to 4 more inches may fall in those affected areas by the end of Wednesday.

Earlier this morning intense thunderstorms with heavy rain jolted residents out of bed in Mercer, Ocean & Burlington  counties early Tuesday morning.

A line of storms along the Delaware River drop 1-2 inches of rain prompting the  National Weather Service to issue a Flash Flood Warning.



Another intense area affected Ocean & Burlington counties with 4-5 inches of heavy rain and a Flash Flood Warning was issued for that area as well.  The NWS reports on their Facebook page a large area of 5 inches or greater from north of New Gretna to Warren Grove to south of Bamber Lake and flooding along Route 72.

A spotter posted 5 inches of rain in Bayville.

The heavy rains also caused closures on Roue 35 in Lavalette and Point Pleasant and on Route 88 in Point Pleasant.