VIDEO: Heavy downpour creates flooding in Toms River

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TOMS RIVER, N.J. (PIX11) -- The National Weather Service has issued flash flood warnings along coastal New Jersey as heavy downpour soaks the region.

In Toms River, viewer video shows cars driving through high waters on Rt. 37 just east of Mathis Bridge.

Flooding in Toms RIver, New Jersey. (@GinaCowdrick/Twitter)

Flooding in Toms RIver, New Jersey along Rt. 37. (@GinaCowdrick/Twitter)

Residents in the area are being urged to move to higher ground.