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Branchburg Rescue Squad, Inc
Thursday July 7th, 2011 :: 07:08 p.m. EDT
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NWS has issued a SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING for Somerset County until 8PM this evening 7/7/2011.

NWS has issued a SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING for Somerset County until 8PM this evening 7/7/2011.

BULLETIN - EAS ACTIVATION REQUESTED SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE MOUNT HOLLY NJ
646 PM EDT THU JUL 7 2011

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN MOUNT HOLLY NJ HAS ISSUED A

* SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR...
NORTHWESTERN MIDDLESEX COUNTY IN NORTHERN NEW JERSEY...
SOMERSET COUNTY IN NORTHERN NEW JERSEY...
THIS INCLUDES THE CITY OF SOMERVILLE...
CENTRAL HUNTERDON COUNTY IN NORTHWEST NEW JERSEY...

* UNTIL 800 PM EDT

* AT 642 PM EDT...NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DOPPLER RADAR INDICATED A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM CAPABLE OF PRODUCING QUARTER SIZE HAIL...AND DAMAGING WINDS IN EXCESS OF 60 MPH. THIS STORM WAS LOCATED NEAR
ANNANDALE...OR 14 MILES WEST OF SOMERVILLE...AND MOVING SOUTHEAST AT 15 MPH.

* THE SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WILL BE NEAR... WHITE HOUSE STATION AROUND 700 PM EDT...
CLOVERHILL AROUND 720 PM EDT...
FLAGTOWN AROUND 730 PM EDT...
SOMERVILLE AROUND 735 PM EDT...
BELLE MEAD AND MANVILLE AROUND 745 PM EDT...
MILLSTONE AROUND 750 PM EDT...

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS...

THIS IS A DANGEROUS STORM. IF YOU ARE IN ITS PATH...PREPARE IMMEDIATELY FOR DAMAGING WINDS...DESTRUCTIVE HAIL...AND DEADLY CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING. PEOPLE OUTSIDE SHOULD MOVE TO A SHELTER...
PREFERABLY INSIDE A STRONG BUILDING BUT AWAY FROM WINDOWS.

IN ADDITION TO LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS...CONTINUOUS CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. MOVE INDOORS
IMMEDIATELY! LIGHTNING IS ONE OF NATURES GREATEST KILLERS. REMEMBER...IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.

Address/Location
Branchburg Rescue Squad, Inc
113 River Rd
Somerville, NJ 08876

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 908-722-4645

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