SPRINGFIELD, NJ- A severe thunderstorm watch is in effect today until 8:00 PM. There is a high risk of roadway flooding, 1-2 inches of rain and dangerous winds.\

The Springfield Office of Emergency Management is monitoring the situation and departments are taking necessary precautions.

Jersey Central Power & Light (JCP&L) is closely monitoring weather conditions. To report power outages, call 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877), or visit JCP&L’s website: https://www.firstenergycorp.com/outages_help/Report_Power_Outages.html