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1.3K Bergen County Residents Without Power, Severe Thunderstorm Watch Remains In Effect
Thousands of New Jersey residents were without power after a round of powerful afternoon storms swept through the region.
The National Weather Service issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for much of the region through 11 p.m., and that comes after a round of quarter-sized hail and gusty winds.
As of 5:25 p.m., the following areas were without power:
Essex County: 7,005 customers (most in Millburn [3.2K], Livingston [2.3K])
Monmouth County: 2,563 (most in Howell [1.9K])
Morris County: 11,300 (most in Boonton [1.6K], East Hanover [2.2K], Florham Park [1.2K], Montville [3…
Severe Thunderstorm Watch In Effect For Much Of Region
With a round of storms moving from west to east in interior portions of the region, a Severe Thunderstorm Watch has been issued for much of the area
The watch is in effect until 9 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 7 across DC, MD, NJ, PA, and VA.
Potentially dangerous straight-line wind gusts are the primary threat, with potentially damaging hail also possible, according to the National Weather Service. Localized heavy rainfall and lightning are also possible.
The storms are expected to break the extreme heat, but could stick around until Tuesday, Sept. 12, AccuWeather says.
Thunderstorms to break…
'Get Ready For A Winter Wonderland': Old Farmer's Almanac Releases 2023-24 Forecast
The mild winter of 2022-23 may become a distant memory with more typical conditions expected in 2023-24, according to the Old Farmer's Almanac.
"The 2024 Old Farmer’s Almanac predicts snow, seasonable cold, and all of winter’s delights," states the publication, which has been making long-term weather forecasts since 1792.
"This winter’s forecast is sure to excite snow bunnies and sweater lovers alike, promising a whole lot of cold and snow across North America."
In the Northeast, snow will arrive beginning in November, with storms, showers, and flurries continuing through …