CRANFORD, NJ – The National Weather Service in Upton, N.Y., has issued a severe thunderstorm warning for the area until 5:45 p.m.

The warning was issued at 4:54 p.m. According to the NWS, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from Riverdale to Union City to near Union, moving southeast at 45 miles per hour. The warning cautioned 60 mph wind gusts.

The warning was forwarded by the Cranford Police Department. It was issued for eastern Union County, Hudson County, southern Essex County and multiple areas in New York.

They NWS warned of damage to roofs, siding and trees.