WESTFIELD, NJ — A Severe Thunderstorm Warning has been issued for the area until 2:30 p.m.
The storm may bring with it quarter-size hail and wind gusts of up to 60 mph, according to the National Weather Service.
“For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building,” the weather service warned. “Large hail and damaging winds and continuous cloud-to-ground lightning is occurring with these storms.”
Lightening is one of “nature’s leading killers,” the weather service reminded people.
“Remember, if you can hear thunder, you are close enough to be struck by lightning,” it said.
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