Tornado Warning Expires as Severe Thunderstorms Roll Through Burlington County
An earlier tornado warning has expired in Burlington County, however, as the cell rolls through the area right now, officials are warning that it will bring wind gusts up to 80 mph and hail is possible in the area.
Here's the statement from the National Weather Service for Burlington County:
The tornado threat has diminished and the Tornado Warning will be allowed to expire at 745 PM. However, large hail and damaging winds remain likely and a Severe Thunderstorm Warning remains in effect for the area. A Severe Thunderstorm Watch remains in effect until 1000 PM EDT for southern New Jersey...and southeastern Pennsylvania. Remember, a Severe Thunderstorm Warning still remains in effect for much of the Greater Philadelphia area.
Here's the text of the severe thunderstorm warning for Burlington County:
At 731 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a line extending from near Chester to National Park to Wissinoming, moving southeast at 45 mph. These are very dangerous storms. HAZARD...80 mph wind gusts and quarter size hail. SOURCE...Emergency management. IMPACT...Flying debris will be dangerous to those caught without shelter. Mobile homes will be heavily damaged. Expect considerable damage to roofs, windows, and vehicles. Extensive tree damage and power outages are likely. Locations impacted include... Philadelphia, Camden, Wilmington, Vineland, Gloucester City, Cherry Hill, Evesham, Mount Laurel, Chester, Deptford, Voorhees, Medford, West Deptford, Glassboro, Lindenwold, Bellmawr, Yeadon, Woodbury, Pitman and Clayton.