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National Weather Service confirms tornado touched down in Morris County

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ – The National Weather Service confirmed Sunday afternoon that a tornado touched down in Morris County early Friday morning.

The EF1 tornado with a “somewhat discontinuous damage path” touched down at 12:25 a.m. in Harding Township along Pleasantville Road.

The tornado continued into parts of Madison Borough and Florham Park.

(Photo: Tree on a house in Madison Borough/Courtesy Morris County Office of Emergency Management)

The tornado had winds up to 100 mph and it took down numerous trees and power lines in its path.

No injuries or fatalities were reported as a result of the tornado, according to the National Weather Service.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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