Nasty weather continues to afflict the Garden State

May 29, 2019 | Weather

The wicked weather’s not over yet. Ten New Jersey counties are under a tornado watch until 8 pm Wednesday according to the National Weather Service.

The eastern coastal counties along the central part of the state is under either a flash flood watch through 2 a.m. Thursday.

Parts of Morris, Hunterdon, Mercer and Somerset Counties are under a flash flood warning until 9:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Showers and thunderstorms continue to move across much of of the state throughout the evening, with a severe thunderstorm warning in the northwestern part of New Jersey.

The warnings come after Tuesday night’s storm that lit up the sky and knocked down trees and power lines.

A small tornado struck near Lenape Valley Regional High School in Stanhope while up to 100 people were inside for a track banquet. No one was hurt, but the facade was damaged and the baseball dug out overturned. The school was closed Wednesday.