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Borough of Wildwood Crest Police Department
Friday June 17th, 2022 :: 04:42 p.m. EDT


Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 05:15PM

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly NJ has issued a

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

* Until 515 PM EDT.

* At 441 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over North Cape May, or near Cape May, moving east at 55 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Minor damage to vehicles is possible. Wind damage to roofs, siding, trees, and power lines is possible.

* Locations impacted include... Cape May, North Wildwood, Wildwood Crest, West Cape May, Stone Harbor, Diamond Beach, Green Creek, Rio Grande, North Cape May, Villas, West Wildwood, Erma and Whitesboro-Burleigh. People at the Barefoot Country Music Fest should seek safe shelter immediately! This includes Garden State Parkway between mile markers 0 and 6.



For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. To report severe weather, contact your nearest law enforcement agency. They will send your report to the National Weather Service office in Mount Holly NJ. 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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