SOMERSET, NJ - Severe thunderstorms and wind gusts of up to 60 mph are expected in the area until 8:15 PM, according to an alert from the National Weather Service.

The NWS advises urges the public not to wait for the sound of thunder before taking cover. 

A flash flood watch has been issued from Monday morning through Tuesday morning. 

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"Showers and thunderstorms are forecast to bring periods of heavy rain to our region from Monday into Monday night," reads the alert. "Rainfall totals of 1 to 2 inches are expected to be common, with local amounts up to 3 to 4 inches possible." 

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