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Gloucester Township Police Department
Thursday May 23rd, 2019 :: 11:54 p.m. EDT

Advisory

Severe Thunderstorm Warning until 12:00AM Friday

The National Weather Service in Mount Holly NJ has issued a

* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for... Northeastern New Castle County in northern Delaware... Northern Salem County in southern New Jersey... Northwestern Camden County in southern New Jersey... Gloucester County in southern New Jersey... Southeastern Montgomery County in southeastern Pennsylvania... Southeastern Chester County in southeastern Pennsylvania... Southwestern Philadelphia County in southeastern Pennsylvania... Delaware County in southeastern Pennsylvania...

* Until midnight EDT.

* At 1121 PM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Marshallton, or over West Chester, moving southeast at 45 mph. HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. SOURCE...Radar indicated. IMPACT...Minor damage to vehicles is possible. Wind damage to roofs, siding, trees, and power lines is possible.

* Locations impacted include... Philadelphia, Camden, Wilmington, West Chester, Gloucester City, Cherry Hill, Chester, Deptford, West Deptford, Glassboro, Lindenwold, Pennsville, Bellmawr, Yeadon, Westtown, Woodbury, Pitman, Carneys Point, Downingtown and Folcroft.

* AFFECTED AREAS: CAMDEN, NJ ... PHILADELPHIA, PA ... MONTGOMERY, PA ... SALEM, NJ ... CHESTER, PA ... GLOUCESTER, NJ ... DELAWARE, PA ... NEW CASTLE, DE

Instructions:

Remain alert for a possible tornado! Tornadoes can develop quickly from severe thunderstorms. If you spot a tornado go at once into the basement or small central room in a sturdy structure. 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.

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Address/Location
Gloucester Township Police Department
1261 Chews Landing Rd
Gloucester Township, NJ 08021

Contact
Emergency: 9-1-1
Non-emergencies: 856-228-4500

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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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