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Medford Township Police
Thursday June 13th, 2019 :: 09:07 p.m. EDT

Alert

Tornado Warning until 09:30PM

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly NJ has issued a

* Tornado Warning for... Northwestern Ocean County in southern New Jersey... Northeastern Burlington County in southern New Jersey...

* Until 930 PM EDT.

* At 905 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over Pemberton, or 20 miles south of Trenton, moving east at 35 mph. HAZARD...Tornado. SOURCE...Radar indicated rotation. IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be damaged or destroyed. Damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles will occur. Tree damage is likely.

* Locations impacted include... Presidential Lakes Estates, Pemberton, Wrightstown, Presidential Lakes, Woodruff, Cedar Glen Lakes, Whiting, Browns Mills, Leisuretowne, Country Lake Estates, Crestwood Village, Pemberton Heights, Fort Dix, McGuire AFB and New Egypt.

* AFFECTED AREAS: OCEAN, NJ ... BURLINGTON, NJ

Instructions:

TAKE COVER NOW! Move to a basement or an interior room on the lowest floor of a sturdy building. Avoid windows. If you are outdoors, in a mobile home, or in a vehicle, move to the closest substantial shelter and protect yourself from flying debris. Motorists should not take shelter under highway overpasses. If you cannot safely drive away from the tornado, as a last resort, either park your vehicle and stay put, or abandon your vehicle and lie down in a low lying area and protect yourself from flying debris. Heavy rainfall may hide this tornado. Do not wait to see or hear the tornado. TAKE COVER NOW! Tornadoes are extremely difficult to see and confirm at night. Do not wait to see or hear the tornado. TAKE COVER NOW! To report severe weather contact your nearest law enforcement agency. They will send your report to the National Weather Service office in Mount Holly NJ. Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

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Address/Location
Medford Township Police
91 Union St
Medford, NJ 08055

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 609-654-7511

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Alert Details

Severity:
Extreme - Extraordinary threat to life or property
Urgency:
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Certainty:
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Category:
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Event:
Tornado Warning

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