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Somerset County Public Safety
Sunday August 13th, 2023 :: 01:50 a.m. EDT


Tornado Warning until 02:15AM Sunday

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly NJ has issued a

* Tornado Warning for... Southeastern Morris County in northern New Jersey... Northeastern Somerset County in northern New Jersey...

* Until 215 AM EDT.

* At 149 AM EDT, a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was located over Bridgewater, or near Somerville, moving northeast at 40 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... Morristown, Madison, Florham Park, East Hanover, Chatham, Far Hills, Millington, Basking Ridge, Watchung and Hanover Township. This includes the following highways... Interstate 78 in New Jersey between mile markers 31 and 43. Interstate 80 in New Jersey near mile marker 46. Interstate 287 in New Jersey between mile markers 19 and 21, between mile markers 25 and 30, and between mile markers 34 and 36, and near mile marker 38.



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.

Somerset County Public Safety
20 Grove St
Somerville, NJ 08876

Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 908-231-7140

Alert Details

Extreme - Extraordinary threat to life or property
Immediate - Responsive action SHOULD be taken immediately
Observed - Determined to have occurred or to be ongoing
Meteorological (inc. flood)
Tornado Warning

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