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West Milford Office of Emergency Management
Monday July 18th, 2022 :: 02:17 p.m. EDT

Alert

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 03:00PM

The National Weather Service in Upton NY has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Eastern Passaic County in northeastern New Jersey... Bergen County in northeastern New Jersey... Southern Westchester County in southeastern New York... Bronx County in southeastern New York... Rockland County in southeastern New York...

* Until 300 PM EDT.

* At 216 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Hawthorne, or over Paterson, moving east at 30 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and penny size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Expect damage to trees and power lines.

* This severe thunderstorm will be near... Ridgewood around 220 PM EDT. Hackensack and Paramus around 225 PM EDT. Oradell around 230 PM EDT. Bergenfield and Englewood around 235 PM EDT. Tappan and Riverdale around 240 PM EDT. Nyack and Orangeburg around 245 PM EDT. Yonkers and Dobbs Ferry around 250 PM EDT. New Rochelle and Tarrytown around 255 PM EDT. White Plains and Scarsdale around 300 PM EDT.

* AFFECTED AREAS: BERGEN, NJ ... PASSAIC, NJ ... BRONX, NY ... ROCKLAND, NY ... WESTCHESTER, NY

Instructions:

For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. Large hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm. Move indoors immediately. Lightning is one of nature's leading killers. 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.

Address/Location
West Milford Office of Emergency Management
1480 Union Valley Rd
West Milford, NJ 07480

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 973-728-2840

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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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