Flooding still poses problems in NJ

A couple paddle through floodwaters on Lincoln Boulevard in Lincoln Park, N.J., where the Passaic River neared its cresting point, Thursday, Sept. 8, 2011. The couple, who evacuated the area, were on their way to check on their pets which they left behind at the house. Forecasters say New Jersey's streams and rivers remain at or in flood stage with remnants of Tropical Storm Lee bringing more rain to the area. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

September 9, 2011 11:05:29 AM PDT
It could be another day before hundreds of flood-weary New Jerseyans can return home after remnants from Tropical Storm Lee forced a new round of evacuations.

Major flooding is occurring along the Passaic River in Pine Brook and Little Falls and along the Pompton River at Pompton Plains Friday.

The Delaware River remains high, but is cresting.

Heavy bands of rain associated with Lee caused flash flooding on Thursday as people cleaned up from flooding caused by Hurricane Irene.

Portions of Route 29 in Mercer County are closed.

State Police say a mudslide washed two homes on Lewis Lane in Liberty Township in Warren County off their foundations Thursday. No one was injured.

Sgt. Ken Salazar told The Star-Ledger of Newark three other homes were in danger.

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