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Gloucester Township Police Department
Friday August 18th, 2017 :: 05:43 p.m. EDT


Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 06:45PM

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly NJ has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... New Castle County in northern Delaware... Northern Kent County in northeastern Maryland... Cecil County in northeastern Maryland... Northwestern Salem County in southern New Jersey... Northwestern Camden County in southern New Jersey... Northwestern Gloucester County in southern New Jersey... Northwestern Burlington County in southern New Jersey... Southeastern Chester County in southeastern Pennsylvania... Philadelphia County in southeastern Pennsylvania... Delaware County in southeastern Pennsylvania...

* Until 645 PM EDT

* At 539 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Kennett Square to Back River, moving east at 30 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Minor damage to vehicles is possible. Expect damage to trees and power lines.

* Locations impacted include... Philadelphia, Camden, Wilmington, Newark, Middletown, West Chester, Elkton, Havre De Grace, Gloucester City, Calvert, Chester, Willingboro, Deptford, West Deptford, Pennsville, Bellmawr, Yeadon, Westtown, Woodbury and Burlington. HAIL...1.00IN WIND...60MPH



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. In addition to large hail and damaging winds...frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm. Move indoors immediately. Remember...if you can hear are close enough to be struck by lightning.

Gloucester Township Police Department
1261 Chews Landing Rd
Gloucester Township, NJ 08021

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 856-228-4500

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Alert Details

Severe - Significant threat to life or property
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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