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Borough of Lodi NJ
Tuesday May 15th, 2018 :: 03:42 p.m. EDT
Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 05:00PM

The National Weather Service in Upton NY has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Northwestern Fairfield County in southern Connecticut... Northwestern New Haven County in southern Connecticut... Passaic County in northeastern New Jersey... Northwestern Union County in northeastern New Jersey... Bergen County in northeastern New Jersey... Essex County in northeastern New Jersey... Westchester County in southeastern New York... Orange County in southeastern New York... Putnam County in southeastern New York... Rockland County in southeastern New York...

* Until 500 PM EDT.

* At 331 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from Hazel to near Lava to New Boston-Morea, moving east at 70 mph. HAZARD...70 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Minor hail damage to vehicles is possible. Expect considerable tree damage. Wind damage is also likely to mobile homes, roofs, and outbuildings.

* Severe thunderstorms will be near... Howells around 350 PM EDT. Montgomery around 400 PM EDT. Walden around 405 PM EDT. Newburgh and New Windsor around 410 PM EDT. Fahnestock State Park around 420 PM EDT. Lake Carmel around 425 PM EDT. Brookfield and New Fairfield around 435 PM EDT. Danbury and Newtown around 440 PM EDT. Summit and Southbury around 450 PM EDT. Waterbury and Naugatuck around 455 PM EDT. Bloomfield and Rutherford around 500 PM EDT. TORNADO...POSSIBLE HAIL...1.00IN WIND...70MPH

* AFFECTED AREAS: BERGEN ... ESSEX ... PASSAIC ... UNION

Instructions:

These storms have a history of producing wind damage. Winds gusted to 64 mph in Scranton PA at 317 PM. SEEK SHELTER NOW inside a sturdy structure and stay away from windows! To report severe weather, contact your nearest law enforcement agency. They will send your report to the National Weather Service office in Upton NY. Intense thunderstorm lines can produce brief tornadoes and widespread significant wind damage. Although a tornado is not immediately likely, it is best to move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. These storms may cause serious injury and significant property damage. Continuous cloud to ground lightning is also occurring with these storms. Move indoors immediately. Lightning is one of nature`s leading killers. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.

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Address/Location
Borough of Lodi NJ
1 Memorial Dr
Lodi, NJ 07644

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Alert Details

Severity:
Severe - Significant 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:
Severe Thunderstorm Warning

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