FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ - According to the National Weather Service winds in excess of 40 mph and pea size hail are possible during storm watch which will remain in effect until 9 p.m. tonight. 

Part of the National Weather Services' warning included the following:

Torrential rainfall is also occurring with these storms, and may cause localized flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

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Frequent cloud to ground lightning is occurring with this storm. Lightning can strike 10 miles away from a thunderstorm.

Seek a safe shelter inside a building or vehicle.

These storms may intensify, so be certain to monitor local radio stations and available television stations for additional information and possible warnings from the National Weather Service.

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