New Jersey: Tornado Warning Issued for Ocean County

By Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips
Breaking News Reporter
Jack Phillips is a breaking news reporter at The Epoch Times based in New York.
August 13, 2013 Updated: July 18, 2015

A tornado warning was issued for east-central Ocean County in New Jersey on Tuesday.

The warning will end at 10:45 a.m., said the National Weather Service.

The warning was issued as moderate to heavy rains have fallen across the state, causing flooding in some areas.

The agency said that a storm that could produce a tornado was approaching Barnegat Light 15 miles south of Toms River, moving northeast at 20 miles per hour.

The National Weather Service recommends that residents should take shelter in a sturdy room–preferably a hallway or a room without windows–in the bottom floor.

Jack Phillips
Jack Phillips
Breaking News Reporter
Jack Phillips is a breaking news reporter at The Epoch Times based in New York.