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Borough of Wildwood Crest Police Department
Friday June 17th, 2022 :: 03:51 p.m. EDT


Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 04:00PM

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly NJ has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Central Cape May County in southern New Jersey...

* Until 400 PM EDT.

* At 350 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Avalon, or 12 miles northeast of Cape May, moving east at 45 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... North Wildwood, Sea Isle City, Avalon, Stone Harbor, Cape May Court House, Scotch Bonnet, West Wildwood and Whitesboro-Burleigh. This includes Garden State Parkway between mile markers 5 and 17.



For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. 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 thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning. Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

Borough of Wildwood Crest Police Department
6101 Pacific Ave
Wildwood Crest, NJ 08260

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 609-522-2456

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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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