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Hurricane Lee Won't Have Much Impact On NJ, Weather Maps Show
Hurricane Lee is expected to make landfall in Canada sometime over the weekend.
What does that mean for New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and the mid-Atlantic states? Not a lot.
...TROPICAL STORM CONDITIONS EXPECTED ON BERMUDA BEGINNING EARLY TOMORROW...
...RISK OF WIND, COASTAL FLOODING, AND... Posted by NOAA NWS National Hurricane Center on Wednesday, September 13, 2023
Lee's most-likely course shows it will make landfall in Atlantic Canada at the end of the week, and its most significant impacts will be felt in Halifax and some of New England.
In New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and the mid-…
Tornado Possible, Flood Watch Issued Across 18 NJ Counties As Thunderstorms Loom
A flood watch is in effect across 18 of New Jersey's counties as thunderstorms with the possibility of a tornado moves in, the National Weather Service said.
The flood watch is in effect until Wednesday evening, Sept. 13, in the following counties, according to the NWS:
Bergen, Burlington, Camden, Essex, Gloucester, Hudson, Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Ocean, Passaic, Salem, Somerset, Sussex, Union and Warren.
The NWS said there is a "marginal risk" of an isolated tornado and damaging winds, however, no tornado watch or warning was issued.
A flood watch is in effect…
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.