SEVERE WEATHER: Tornado Warnings in Much of NJ; Twister Strikes Pennsylvania

UPDATE 8:54 PM: Two tornados were reportedly spotted on the ground – one in Monmouth County, one in southern Ocean County. No further details available yet.

UPDATE 8:31: Tornado warnings in the Lakewood area have expired, but the threat of severe weather remains. A Severe Thunderstorm warning is in effect until 9 PM, and a Flash Flood warning is in effect until 11 PM. 

Lakewood and surrounding areas are currently under a Tornado Warning, with a confirmed Tornado reportedly observed just west of Toms River.

Much of New Jersey is under a severe weather threat Thursday evening, with heavy rain, wind, and the potential of flash flooding all over the state.

A Tornado struck Bensalem, PA about an hour ago, collapsing a car dealership building and wreaking damage on numerous homes and businesses.

No serious injuries have yet been reported.



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