Jersey Cleans Up After Strong Storms - NBC New York

Jersey Cleans Up After Strong Storms

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    A fast-moving storm packing winds of up to 100 mph ripped through the city Thursday, knocking down trees and power lines, snarling traffic, tearing off roofs and leaving one person dead. Send your videos to (Published Friday, Sept. 17, 2010)

    Utility crews are restoring electricity to about 3,800 homes and business in New Jersey Friday.

    Powerful storms rumbled through the Garden State Thursday, downing trees and power lines and causing rail delays.

    The state's largest utility, Public Service Electric & Gas, says there are about 400 scattered outages.

    Jersey Central Power & Light hopes to have service restored to about 700 customers, mainly in Monmouth County, throughout the day.

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    Atlantic City Electric says most of its 2,671 homes and businesses that are without service are in Salem County.

    The storms, packing wind gusts up to 60 mph, brought heavy rain and lightning to parts of the state.

    Forecasters say there does not appear to have been any tornados despite a tornado warning for central New Jersey.