Severe weather causes minor damage, some flooding in New Jersey

Severe weather moving through parts of the state Thursday afternoon caused damage to homes and other properties in the Garden State.

Severe weather moving through parts of the state Thursday afternoon caused damage to homes and other properties in the Garden State. (8/22/13)

SOUTH RIVER - Severe weather moving through parts of the state Thursday afternoon caused damage to homes and other properties in the Garden State.

In Sayreville, 1,500 customers lost power during the storm.

Lightning-related fires were reported in Passaic, South Hackensack and a house was damaged by a lightning strike in Summit.

Some roads in Monmouth and Middlesex counties were covered in floodwater, but the waters have since receded.

Go to the News 12 New Jersey Weather Center for the latest weather forecast.

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