Severe Thunderstorm Warning up for Ocean, Monmouth; damaging winds possible

    The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Monmouth and Ocean counties until 2:45 p.m. 

    A fast moving line of severe thunderstorms is heading east at 45 miles per hour. At 1:08 p.m, the line was located just east of the Delaware River.

    The National Weather Service says the thunderstorms have a history of producing wind gusts near 60 miles per hour, with tree and wire damage reported. 

    Flash flooding is also possible due to torrential rainfall. The area is also under a flood advisory until 5:15 p.m., warning of elevated river and stream flows and ponding of water on roadways. 

    People should head indoors and avoid driving through flooded roadways, the warning bulletin advises. 

    Skies will begin clearing early this evening, leading to a mixture of sun and clouds and temperatures in the 40s tomorrow.

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