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Somerset County Public Safety
Saturday September 9th, 2023 :: 03:10 p.m. EDT


Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 04:15PM

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly NJ has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Southeastern Somerset County in northern New Jersey... Northern Middlesex County in northern New Jersey...

* Until 415 PM EDT.

* At 308 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over New Brunswick, moving north at 10 mph. Quarter sized hail was reported in East Brunswick with this storm. HAZARD...Two inch hail and 60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE...Trained weather spotters. IMPACT...People and animals outdoors will be injured. Expect hail damage to roofs, siding, windows, and vehicles. Wind damage to roofs, siding, trees, and power lines is possible.

* Locations impacted include... New Brunswick, Somerville, Somerset, Edison, Old Bridge, East Brunswick, Sayreville, North Brunswick, Middlesex, Bound Brook, Manville, Colonia, Martinsville, North Brunswick Township, Society Hill, Kendall Park, Woodbridge, South Plainfield, North Plainfield and South River. This includes the following highways... New Jersey Turnpike between exits 10 and 12. Interstate 78 in New Jersey between mile markers 33 and 41. Interstate 287 in New Jersey between mile markers 0 and 16. Garden State Parkway between mile markers 128 and 134.



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.

Somerset County Public Safety
20 Grove St
Somerville, NJ 08876

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

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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