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Severe flooding affecting the northeast

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WALLINGFORD, Conn. (WKOW) -- Severe flooding is affecting several areas in New Jersey and Connecticut.

One hard hit neighborhood is Little Falls, New Jersey where homes and cars have been flooded and the Passaic River is expected to reach 9 feet.

In Pompton Lakes, New Jersey, some people had to be rescued by a fire truck.

Meanwhile, in Connecticut, some cars were completely submerged by floodwaters caused by recent heavy rainfall.

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