NEW YORK (PIX11) — The National Weather Service issued flooding advisories Saturday as a major storm pummeled the tri-state area with heavy rain and strong winds.

At around 3:45 p.m., a flood watch was issued for New Jersey in the counties of Atlantic; Atlantic Coastal Cape May; Camden; Cape May; Coastal Atlantic; Coastal Ocean; Cumberland; Eastern Monmouth; Gloucester; Northwestern Burlington; Ocean; Salem; Southeastern Burlington; and Western Monmouth.

Parts of New Jersey were already affected by rainwater causing flooding and were under a flood watch until 11 p.m.

Parts of Queens and Long Island also faced minor coastal flooding, with a coastal flood alert issued through Sunday night. southern Queens, including Far Rockaway, southern Nassau, and southwest Suffolk counties were all included in the alert.