Nor'easter Photos and Videos: Flash Floods, Heavy Rain Hit Tri-State Area

Images and videos have emerged after a Nor'easter storm brought flash flooding and powerful winds across much of the northeast.

Parts of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut were hit particularly hard by the storm which arrived from the Atlantic on Tuesday.

The National Weather Service reported that more than 5 inches of rain fell in parts of other parts of New York state and New Jersey, with gusts of winds approaching 65 miles per hour hitting coastal Connecticut and the Twin Forks area.

Police in Union Beach, New Jersey, said they have been called out more than a dozen times to help people stranded in the rising waters, although there have been no reports of any injuries or deaths.

"All rescues were successful due largely in part to our special police high water rescue vehicles, training and the quick response to the latter," said Michael J. Woodrow, the city's chief of police, told CBS News.

By Tuesday, three of the National Weather Service's "climate sites" broke daily rainfall records, which had been held for decades.

New York's John F. Kennedy Airport recorded 2.05 inches of daily rainfall on Tuesday, beating the previous high of 1.34 inches in 2002. New York's Long Island MacArthur Airport also saw 3.33 inches of rainfall on Tuesday, breaking the previous record of 1.50 inches set in 1981.

In Connecticut, Sikorsky Memorial Airport reported 1.87 inches of daily rainfall beating the previous 1.32 inches recorded in 1958.

Rain falls as people cross the street during an autumn Nor'easter on October 26, 2021 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. Michael M. Santiago/Getty Images

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy declared a state of emergency on Monday, October 25 in preparation for a Nor'easter storm. "The anticipated Nor'easter storm is forecasted to bring significant flash flooding, coastal flooding, and wind gusts across New Jersey," Murphy said in a statement.

"Residents should stay off the roads, remain vigilant, and follow all safety protocols."

New York Governor Kathy Hochul, who also declared a state of emergency ahead of the storm, told residents to stay vigilant and "monitor their local weather forecasts and use caution on your commute" on Wednesday morning.

Wet and wild in Queens right now...#noreaster #nycweather

— Amber (Natural Immunity Matters) (@NYCdeb8tr) October 26, 2021

FLASH FLOODING: Check out a Fayetteville woman's front yard as a Nor'easter dumps rain on CNY. Flash flood warnings are in effect for the entire region. Read more here:

— CNYCentral (@CNYCentral) October 26, 2021

Hurricane force gusts blasting through #scituate #Massachusetts #noreaster #mawx @NWSBoston @WeatherNation

— Jonathan Petramala (@jpetramala) October 27, 2021

#noreaster Is really bringing it along the Ma coast tonight. This is from Marshfield area. #waves @NWSBoston #wxtwitter

— WXChasing (Brandon Clement) (@bclemms) October 27, 2021

The NWS said that rain from the Nor'easter storm will lessen into Wednesday, but winds will remain strong until the evening. Wind advisories, high wind warnings and flood watches remain in effect for parts of southern New England.

A number of flood warnings are still in place until further notice in parts of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, with high wind warnings in places across the tri-state area.

Residents of coastal areas such as Cape Cod, Massachusetts, are also warned to stay indoors and away form windows as gusts of 75-85 miles per hour are expected on Wednesday morning.

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A police car drives through a flooded intersection as a Nor'easter storm passes through the New York and New Jersey area on October 26, 2021 in Hoboken, New Jersey. Gary Hershorn/Getty Images

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