Storm causes Peconic River to crest in Riverhead

The river overflowed into the parking lot behind Main Street.

The river overflowed into the parking lot behind Main Street. (3/7/13)

RIVERHEAD - With part one of the storm over and part two on the way, residents in Riverhead are bracing for another round of flooding from the nor’easter.

News 12 Long Island's Erin Colton was in Riverhead where the Peconic River crested this morning and overflowed into the parking lots behind Main Street.

Tonight, round two of the storm is expected to dump additional snow and rain in the area.

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