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Severe thunderstorm warning issued in parts of New Jersey

Posted: 5:35 PM, May 26, 2019
Updated: 2019-05-26 22:09:07-04

NEW JERSEY — A severe thunderstorm warning was issued in parts of New Jersey on Sunday evening.

The warning was issued at 5:30 p.m. for the area including Paterson, Passaic, Hackensack, Teaneck, Bergenfield, Hawthorne, Ridgewood, Emerson, Closter, Fort Lee, Ridgewood Park and Woodland Park. It ended at 6:15 p.m.

Forecasters warned of possible wind gusts of up to 60 mph. Penny-sized hail was also a possibility.

The powerful storm downed trees and power lines in Teaneck.

More than 1 million people live in the impacted area.