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. 

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    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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