Storm causes flooding, wind damage in NJ

December 21, 2012 3:30:37 PM PST
Cold air marks the first day of winter in New Jersey as rain and wind from the season's first storm moves out of the state.

Wind gusts delayed flights arriving at Newark Liberty International Airport by more than two hours.

The wind has snapped trees and power lines. PSE&G reported about 12,000 homes and businesses without electricity, mostly in Essex County.

Jersey Central Power & Light is reporting 15,872 customers without service, mainly in Monmouth County.

Some NJ Transit trains faced delays due to rain, wind and even downed wires. RiverLine service out of Camden faced delays due to flooding.

Flooding also impacted Silverton and Green Island sections of Toms River township.

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