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BREAKING: Severe Thunderstorm Watches/Warnings Issued for Ocean County

A line of storms moving into the region, 4:07 p.m., May 27, 2022. (NWS Radar)

A line of storms moving into the region, 4:07 p.m., May 27, 2022. (NWS Radar)

The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm warning until 4:30 p.m. for the Ocean County area, with a severe thunderstorms watch in place until 7 p.m. Tornado watches and warnings have not been issued for the immediate area, however several have been issued to the west of the region.

A severe thunderstorm was located over Penn State Forest, or 23 miles north of Atlantic City, moving northeast at 45 mph, as shown in the radar image embedded with this story. According to the NWS warning, the storm contains 60 m.p.h. winds and penny-size hail. Damage to roofs, siding, trees, and power lines is possible.


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A special marine warning was also in effect.

 


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