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Monroe Township Office of Emergency Management
Thursday June 20th, 2019 :: 04:07 p.m. EDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 05:00PM

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly NJ has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Northwestern Ocean County in southern New Jersey... Southeastern Mercer County in central New Jersey... North central Burlington County in southern New Jersey... Monmouth County in central New Jersey... Southern Middlesex County in northern New Jersey...

* Until 500 PM EDT.

* At 405 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Windsor, or 11 miles east of Trenton, moving northeast at 35 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Damage to roofs, siding, trees, and power lines is possible.

* Locations impacted include... Trenton, Long Branch, Sandy Hook, Middletown, Old Bridge, East Brunswick, Sayreville, Marlboro, Manalapan, Tinton Falls, Holmdel, Red Bank, Matawan, Jamesburg, Hightstown, Highlands, Cranbury, Allentown, Roosevelt and Brownville.

* AFFECTED AREAS: MIDDLESEX, NJ ... MONMOUTH, NJ ... OCEAN, NJ ... BURLINGTON, NJ ... MERCER, NJ

Instructions:

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. In addition to damaging winds, frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm. Move indoors immediately. Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning.

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Address/Location
Monroe Township Office of Emergency Management
3 Municipal Plaza
Monroe Township, NJ 08831

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 732-521-0222

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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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