UNION, NJ - Strong rain storms will be moving into the Union County area after 6 p.m. tonight bringing gusts that could reach as high as 50 miles per hour.

The National Weather Service is predicting showers and possibly a thunderstorm before midnight, then showers likely. Some storms could be severe, with damaging winds and heavy rain with areas of fog before 2 a.m.

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders urge you to be please take precaution when traveling and be aware of any potential impacts from high wind gusts and rain at home or on the road.

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Report any issues on local roads to the Township of Union at 908-688-2800. If there are any issues on County roads, please call County Police at 908-654-9800.

Also, to report downed power lines or outages, contact your utility company. PSE&G customers call 1-800-436-7734. JCP&L customers call 1-800-545-7738 or use the automated reporting line at 1-888-544-4877.