WARREN, NJ - Hillcrest Road is closed between Bellewood Drive and Mountain Avenue. due to downed wires and trees, police advised on Saturday morning. Exit 40 on I-78 is open going south on Hillcrest to the Watchung Circle.


The storm on Saturday morning with lightning strikes and downed trees also knocked out power to Watchung Hills Regional High School and many Warren residents.


A tree is down across Regional Drive at Watchung Hills. All sports and PAC Center activities are cancelled at WHRHS due to downed trees and wires on campus, police said.

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