This Wednesday, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) will be testing emergency alert systems that can send messages to phones, televisions and radios nationwide. The tests will be conducted on Wednesday, October 3, 2018, beginning at 2:18 p.m. EDT and had been postponed from their original date due to ongoing response efforts to Hurricane Florence. Cell phone users will receive a message with a header that reads “Presidential Alert” and text that says: THIS IS A TEST of the National Wireless Emergency Alert System. No action is needed. The test will last about one minute. Users cannot opt out of receiving the emergency alerts. For more information about the test, please […]
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Newton NJ: via US National Weather Service Philadelphia/Mount Holly www.weather.gov/phi/Severe Thunderstorm WarningSevere Thunderstorm Warning issued June 14 at 6:48PM EDT until June 14 at 7:30PM EDT by NWS Mount Holly NJThe National Weather Service in Mount Holly NJ has issued a* Severe Thunderstorm Warning for...Morris County in northern New Jersey...Eastern Sussex County in northwestern New Jersey...North central Somerset County in northern New Jersey...* Until 730 PM EDT.* At 647 PM EDT, severe thunderstorms were located along a lineextending from near Unionville to near Franklin to near Hopatcongto near Long Valley, moving east at 45 mph.HAZARD...60 mph wind gusts.SOURCE...Radar indicated.IMPACT...Damage to roofs, siding, trees, and power lines ispossible.* Locations impacted include...Morristown, Dover, Madison, Hopatcong, Florham Park, East Hanover,Lincoln Park, Kinnelon, Chatham, Boonton, Butler, Wharton,Rockaway, Morris Plains, Mount Arlington, Franklin, Mendham,Mountain Lakes, Stanhope and Riverdale.People at the Morris County Mega Site should seek safe shelterimmediately!This includes the following highways...Interstate 80 in New Jersey between mile markers 26 and 48.Interstate 287 in New Jersey between mile markers 26 and 54.For your protection move to an interior room on the lowest floor of abuilding.www.weather.gov ...