Thunderstorm Warning for Cecil County MD and 4 More

MOUNT HOLLY, NJ (246 AM EDT MON APR 15 2019) — The National Weather Service in Mount Holly NJ has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Warning for Central New Castle County in northern Delaware Southeastern Cecil County in northeastern Maryland Northwestern Salem County in southern New Jersey West central Gloucester County in southern New Jersey South central Delaware County in southeastern Pennsylvania until 330 AM EDT. At 246 AM EDT, a severe thunderstorm was located over Brantwood, or over Elkton, moving northeast at 45 mph. HAZARD: 60 mph wind gusts. SOURCE: Radar indicated. Damage to roofs, siding, trees, and power lines is possible. Locations impacted include Wilmington, Newark, Middletown, Elkton, Chester, Pennsville, Carneys Point, Elsmere, New Castle, Penns Grove, Salem, North East, Woodstown, Swedesboro, Delaware City, Newport, Arden, Stanton, Glasgow and Talleyville. A tornado watch remains in effect for the warned area. Tornadoes can develop quickly from severe thunderstorms. Although a tornado is not immediately likely, if one is spotted, act quickly and move to a place of safety inside a sturdy structure such as a basement or small interior room. For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of a building. To report severe weather, contact your nearest law enforcement agency. They will send your report to the National Weather Service office in Mount Holly NJ. Torrential rainfall is occurring with this storm, and may lead to flash flooding. Do not drive your vehicle through flooded roadways.

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