WESTFIELD, NJ — The area is under a severe thunderstorm warning until 9 p.m., the National Weather Service announced.

Wind is expected to gust at up to 60 mph, the service said, which could result in damaged trees and downed power lines.

“For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building,” the weather service advised.

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A thunderstorm watch will remain in effect until 2 a.m.

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