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Blairstown Police Department
Tuesday October 2nd, 2018 :: 07:24 p.m. EDT


Severe Thunderstorm Warning

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly NJ has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...
Warren County in northwestern New Jersey...

* Until 815 PM EDT.

* At 721 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over East
Stroudsburg, or 10 miles southeast of Mount Pocono, moving east at
25 mph.

HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts.

SOURCE...Radar indicated.

IMPACT...Damage to roofs, siding, trees, and power lines is

* Locations impacted include...
Washington, Blairstown, Belvidere, Oxford, Hope, Great
Meadows-Vienna, Brass Castle, Allamuchy-Panther Valley, Pleasant
Valley, Millbrook, Delaware Water Gap, Columbia and Portland.


For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a

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.


A tornado watch remains in effect until 1100 PM EDT for eastern and
northeastern Pennsylvania. A tornado watch also remains in effect
until midnight EDT for northwestern New Jersey.

Blairstown Police Department
106 New Jersey 94
Blairstown, NJ 07825

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 908-362-8266

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