The National Weather Service has issued a tornado warning for Warren County tonight, just hours after similar warnings were issued for Burlington and Camden counties. The latest warning also affects Monroe County in eastern Pennsylvania.
The weather service said a twister was spotted near Blairstown tonight, about 18 miles southwest of Newton, and the storm was moving northeast at 20 mph.
No reports of storm-related damage or injuries have been confirmed as of 9 p.m.
Severe thunderstorms continue to move through northwestern and southern New Jersey tonight, and they could produce torrential rain, large hail and powerful winds, according to the weather service.
The tornado warnings in Burlington and Camden were lifted shortly after 7 p.m., but funnel cloud activity was reported in parts of Camden County, where some storm damage occurred along Black Horse Pike, the weather service said tonight.
Earlier this afternoon, a separate tornado warning was issued for Burlington and Ocean counties, prompted by weather radar that indicated a severe thunderstorm near Penn State Forest, about 24 miles southwest of Toms River.
Flood warnings remain in effect for several New Jersey counties at this hour, as storms produce torrential rain. And a series of severe thunderstorm warnings have been issued throughout the afternoon and evening.
The bad weather has triggered departure delays of up to 1 hour, 45 minutes at Newark Liberty International Airport tonight.
The storms affecting New Jersey today are remnants of Tropical Storm Isaac, which battered Louisiana and other southern states with torrential rain last week before tracking north and east.