There was barely an unused square foot of ground at the Oceanic Marina Sunday afternoon, as all vessels were pulled from the water in advance of the storm. (Click to enlarge)

Though a mandatory evacuation order was in effect as of 4 p.m. Sunday, redbankgreen saw lots of lights and televisions glowing after 8 p.m. in homes along the streets that Rumson authorities warned are in danger of severe flooding as a result of expected storm surges.

A boat owner on Waterman Avenue in Rumson tied the vessel’s trailer down to at least three driveway moorings Sunday afternoon. (Click to enlarge)

The Navesink River had begun its creep toward Barnacle Bill’s restaurant by 9 p.m. Sunday. (Click to enlarge)