Winter gets off to a wet start in N.J.

    Cold air marks the first day of winter in New Jersey as rain from the season’s first storm moves out of the state.

    Wind gusts are delaying flights arriving at Newark Liberty International Airport by more than two hours.

    The wind has snapped trees and power lines. PSE&G is reporting 22,800 homes and businesses without electricity, mostly in Essex County.

    Jersey Central Power & Light is reporting 26,544 customers without service, mainly in Monmouth County.

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    Atlantic City Electric is working to restore service to 10,825 customers.

    NJ Transit says its trains are back on schedule. RiverLine service out of Camden is facing delays due to flooding.

    Toms River police tell radio station WOBM there was flooding in the Silverton and Green Island sections of the township.

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