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Medford Township Police
Friday May 27th, 2022 :: 03:29 p.m. EDT

Alert

Tornado Warning until 04:00PM

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly NJ has issued a

* Tornado Warning for... Northwestern Camden County in southern New Jersey... Northwestern Burlington County in southern New Jersey...

* Until 400 PM EDT.

* At 328 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over Echelon, or 8 miles southeast of Gloucester City, moving northeast at 50 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... Cherry Hill, Evesham, Mount Laurel, Willingboro, Voorhees, Medford, Lindenwold, Lumberton, Florence, Bellmawr, Burlington, Bristol, Mount Holly, Riverside, Berlin, Magnolia, Beverly, Tullytown, Pemberton and Wrightstown. This includes the following highways... New Jersey Turnpike between exits 3 and 7. Interstate 295 in New Jersey between mile markers 29 and 56.

* AFFECTED AREAS: BURLINGTON, NJ ... CAMDEN, 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. Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

Address/Location
Medford Township Police
91 Union St
Medford, NJ 08055

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 609-654-7511

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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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