A tornado touched down in southern New Jersey as a line of storms made their way through the state and up into New York and Connecticut Thursday night.
The National Weather Service confirmed a tornado touched down in Mullica Hill in Gloucester County. Social media users reported seeing funnel clouds in the area.
A tornado warning had been issued for Ocean County in New Jersey, lasting until until 9:30 p.m. as storms hit suddenly. It came while a cell of heavy rain went up New Jersey and was heading toward the city and Connecticut.
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Some isolated storms hovered above the area for the evening, but all are expected to move east by around midnight. Some of the local storms looked to feature some thunder and lightning, with the surprise tornado warning for the southern New Jersey county.
The tornado warning came after a day that featured a mix of rain and sun. The morning commute was a wet one for most around the tri-state, but after those storms moved out it was a fairly nice day around the region. The remaining storm cells clear out overnight, making for a pleasant beginning of the weekend.
Friday looks to be a nice day with temperatures in the mid 70s and plenty of sun and clouds. The nice conditions last through Saturday, but storms from the north and west could make their way down to the region in time for Father's Day.