Thursday, October 13, 2005

Two feet high, and rising

Given enough rain, even the Raritan River becomes a problem. The residents of Bound Brook have been forced from their homes in a replay of Hurricane Floyd.

During Floyd, many towns throughout Somerset County wound up navigable by boat; Manville and Bound Brook were one broad lake. We don't have it as bad as the folks in New England, perhaps, but the traffic report on the radio is basically a long list of roads swamped by water, and there's two more days of rain to worry about: Click here and scroll down to the three-day forecast...

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