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Middlesex Borough Police Department
Thursday October 31st, 2019 :: 11:57 p.m. EDT

Advisory

Tornado Warning until 12:30AM Friday

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly NJ has issued a

* Tornado Warning for... Southeastern Hunterdon County in northwestern New Jersey... Mercer County in central New Jersey... Southern Somerset County in northern New Jersey... Western Middlesex County in northern New Jersey... East central Bucks County in southeastern Pennsylvania...

* Until 1230 AM EDT.

* At 1154 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located near Newtown, or 11 miles west of Trenton, moving northeast at 65 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... Trenton, New Brunswick, Somerville, Somerset, East Brunswick, South Brunswick, North Brunswick, Ewing, Middlesex, Princeton, Bound Brook, Manville, Jamesburg, Cranbury, Pennington, New Hope, Yardley, Newtown, Hopewell and Rocky Hill. This includes the following highways... Interstate 287 in New Jersey between mile markers 10 and 16. Interstate 295 in New Jersey between mile markers 66 and 76. New Jersey Turnpike near exit 9.

* AFFECTED AREAS: MIDDLESEX, NJ ... SOMERSET, NJ ... BUCKS, PA ... MERCER, NJ ... HUNTERDON, 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. Tornadoes are extremely difficult to see and confirm at night. Do not wait to see or hear the tornado. TAKE COVER NOW!

Address/Location
Middlesex Borough Police Department
1101 Mountain Ave
Middlesex, NJ 08846

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 732-356-1900

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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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