Severe thunderstorms possible this evening at the Jersey Shore

    A storm entering Seaside Heights shortly before 6:20 a.m. this morning by JSHN contributor Gina Valania Olkowski‎.

    A storm entering Seaside Heights shortly before 6:20 a.m. this morning by JSHN contributor Gina Valania Olkowski‎.

    After a wild early morning for some, additional thunderstorms are possible at the Jersey Shore.

    A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for the entire region until 8 p.m. today.

    At 3:45 p.m. thunderstorms are tracking generally easterly west of the region between Scranton, PA and Lancaster, PA. Some have reached severe levels. 

    The National Weather Service’s Storm Prediction Center places the Shore in the “slight” risk category for severe thunderstorms, implying that scattered severe storms that are “short-lived and/or not widespread” are possible.

    Some of the storms could produce damaging wind gusts and heavy rain, according to the National Weather Service.

    But not every location will experience a thunderstorm, and it’s not known if the line will survive its push to the coast. 

    The activity is expected to arrive in the Jersey Shore between 6 and 8 p.m.

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