WARREN, NJ - Thunderstorms Wednesday could produce hail and gusty winds in our area according to a Hazardous Weather Outlook issued Wednesday by the National Weather Service. The outlook said some showers and thunderstorms "around the midday hours" could produce locally gusty winds and hail.
 
A "Severe Thunderstorm Warning" has been issued in parts of Somerset, Middlesex, Hunterdon and Mercer counties.
 
 
The alert says:

SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WARNING FOR... MERCER COUNTY IN CENTRAL NEW JERSEY... HUNTERDON COUNTY IN NORTHWESTERN NEW JERSEY... SOMERSET COUNTY IN NORTHERN NEW JERSEY... WESTERN MIDDLESEX COUNTY IN NORTHERN NEW JERSEY... SOUTH CENTRAL NORTHAMPTON COUNTY IN EASTERN PENNSYLVANIA... BUCKS COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA... CENTRAL MONTGOMERY COUNTY IN SOUTHEASTERN PENNSYLVANIA... 


AT 1132 AM EDT...A SEVERE THUNDERSTORM WAS LOCATED OVER ROBESONIA... OR 22 MILES SOUTH OF EASTON...MOVING EAST AT 45 MPH. HAZARD...60 MPH WIND GUSTS. SOURCE...RADAR INDICATED. IMPACT...EXPECT DAMAGE TO ROOFS...SIDING...AND TREES. 



* LOCATIONS IMPACTED INCLUDE... TRENTON...NEW BRUNSWICK...SOMERVILLE...SOMERSET...BETHLEHEM...EAST BRUNSWICK...BRIDGEWATER...SOUTH BRUNSWICK...NORTH BRUNSWICK...EWING... LANSDALE...MIDDLESEX...PRINCETON...BOUND BROOK...MANVILLE...QUAKERTOWN... PERKASIE...DOYLESTOWN...BYRAM AND SOUDERTON. HAIL...<.75IN WIND...60MPH

* AFFECTED AREAS: HUNTERDON ... MERCER ... MIDDLESEX ... SOMERSET
 

Instructions:

FOR YOUR PROTECTION MOVE TO AN INTERIOR ROOM ON THE LOWEST FLOOR OF A BUILDING. IN ADDITION TO LARGE HAIL AND DAMAGING WINDS...FREQUENT CLOUD TO GROUND LIGHTNING IS OCCURRING WITH THIS STORM. MOVE INDOORS IMMEDIATELY. REMEMBER...IF YOU CAN HEAR THUNDER...YOU ARE CLOSE ENOUGH TO BE STRUCK BY LIGHTNING.