Tornado warning canceled in New Jersey

Tornado warning for the New York area

August 13, 2013 7:39:45 AM PDT
The National Weather Service has canceled a tornado warning for parts of Ocean County in New Jersey Tuesday.

Doppler radar had indicated a severe thunderstorm capable of producing a tornado was near Manahawkin, traveling northeast at 25 miles per hour. The warning was canceled at 10:34 a.m., but a thunderstorm warning remains in effect.

In the event of a tornado warning, residents are are advised to get inside a sturdy shelter, and if no shelter is available, lie flat in the nearest ditch or other low spot and cover your head with your hands.

Motorists should not take shelter under highway overpasses.

As a last resort, either park your vehicle and stay put or abandon your vehicle and lie down in a low lying area.