Ocean County cleans up after powerful storms

People living in northern Ocean County are cleaning up after a severe storm tore through the area yesterday.Manchester Township police say 69-year-old Henry Burton Jr.,

MANCHESTER - People living in northern Ocean County are cleaning up after a severe storm tore through the area yesterday.

Manchester Township police say 69-year-old Henry Burton Jr., of Sayreville, died when two trees fell on his car during the storm. Police estimate 40 to 60 homes received minor to moderate damage during the strong storms. Two residents were displaced.

Residents in the area say ping-pong ball sized hail, heavy rain and strong winds pummeled their homes.

News 12 New Jersey meteorologist James Gregroio says the storm packed winds of 40 to 60 mph.

Gregorio says more severe weather is possible later this afternoon.

Man dead after tree falls on car in Manchester Trees topple power lines in Warren County Tornado warning puts New Egypt residents on edge News 12 viewers capture funnel cloud in Jackson

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Trending Video

VIDEO: Interview with mother of transgender girl 1 VIDEO: Interview with mother of transgender girl
VIDEO: News conference on Chatham helicopter crash 2 VIDEO: News conference on Chatham helicopter crash
The Kid's First Adventure day care center accidently 3 Newark day care leaves toddler behind after field trip
A small helicopter made a hard landing in 4 Helicopter wrecked after hard landing in Chatham
A gas explosion leveled a home in Stafford 5 Authorities determine cause of Stafford gas explosion

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

It's good to know you have Walt Kane Kane in Your Corner

It's good to know you have Walt Kane in your corner.

News 12 takes a look at the hottest Tech Check

Eric Landskroner has a look at the latest gadgets and biggest stories in tech.

News 12 On the Scene

Check out these exclusive videos from New Jersey celebs!

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE