TRENTON, N.J. (PBN) From late tonight through Tuesday evening. Flood Watch Issued For Mercer County until 8:00Pm Tuesday.

Excessive rain runoff may result in flooding of rivers, creeks, streams, and other low-lying and flood-prone locations. Flooding may occur in poor drainage and urban areas.

Heavy rain and a few thunderstorms are expected to develop across the watch area from early Tuesday morning and persisting into Tuesday afternoon and evening. Rainfall rates of 1 to 2 inches per hour on the dry ground may initially enhance runoff leading to flash flooding of urbanized and low-lying areas.

Editor in Chief of Peterson’s Breaking News of Trenton, founded in 2012.