Storm threatens Jersey Shore towns - Boston News, Weather, Sports | FOX 25 | MyFoxBoston

First round of storm floods shore towns

Posted: Updated:
Sea Bright, NJ photo by @RobertMoses Sea Bright, NJ photo by @RobertMoses
NEW YORK (MYFOXNY) -

Flooding was a problem Thursday in several towns along the Jersey Shore after a much weaker than anticipated storm hit the area. More snow and a wintry mix were in the forecast for later in the day.

Pounding surf broke through a temporary dune that was devastated by Superstorm Sandy.

Route 35 is closed in the northern part Mantoloking as crews labor to plug the hole with sand.

The breach sent water flowing onto the highway, but the tide is going out now.

Flooding from this morning's high tide is also lingering in Sea Bright, Monmouth Beach, Absecon, Aberdeen, Egg Harbor Township and Wildwood.

A coastal flood warning remains in effect until 9 a.m. Friday.

Forecasters are not expecting today's wind to be as strong as Wednesday.

Northern New Jersey faces the possibility of 2 to 4 inches of snow from Thursday night into Friday morning.

Scattered power outages remain, mainly in Cape May County.

New Jersey's Emergency Operations Center is open.

Brick Township and Toms River called for voluntary evacuations in flood-prone areas on Wednesday.

NJ Transit is cross-honoring tickets and passes through Friday. 

  • New Jersey NewsNew Jersey NewsMore>>

  • Basil farm ready to switch to marijuana

    Basil farm ready to switch to marijuana

    Friday, April 18 2014 4:11 PM EDT2014-04-18 20:11:50 GMT
    Basil plants grow on a New Jersey farm, but the facility could be turned into a five-acre medical marijuana greenhouse with only 48 hours' notice. The hoses from the state-of-the-art Dutch hydroponic system are watering flowers now, but with a few minor adjustments could just as easily grow marijuana plants for medicinal cannabis. The only reason it's not happening now is because the company is publicly traded and subject to federal law.
    Basil plants grow on a New Jersey farm, but the facility could be turned into a five-acre medical marijuana greenhouse with only 48 hours' notice. The hoses from the state-of-the-art Dutch hydroponic system are watering flowers now, but with a few minor adjustments could just as easily grow marijuana plants for medicinal cannabis. The only reason it's not happening now is because the company is publicly traded and subject to federal law.
  • NJ woman sues over "8theist" plate

    NJ woman sues over "8theist" plate

    Friday, April 18 2014 12:08 PM EDT2014-04-18 16:08:10 GMT
    New Jersey NewsNew Jersey News
    A New Jersey woman has filed a lawsuit against the state's Motor Vehicle Commission, claiming the agency rejected her application for a license plate proclaiming she's an Atheist. Shannon Morgan filed the suit in federal court, saying the rejection of a plate reading "8THEIST" is a violation of her First Amendment rights. The Maurice River Township woman claims plates reading "BAPTIST" have been approved.
    A New Jersey woman has filed a lawsuit against the state's Motor Vehicle Commission, claiming the agency rejected her application for a license plate proclaiming she's an Atheist. Shannon Morgan filed the suit in federal court, saying the rejection of a plate reading "8THEIST" is a violation of her First Amendment rights. The Maurice River Township woman claims plates reading "BAPTIST" have been approved.

  • 8 mumps cases at NJ college

    8 mumps cases at NJ college

    Friday, April 18 2014 10:40 AM EDT2014-04-18 14:40:12 GMT
    Officials are investigating eight confirmed cases of mumps found in students at New Jersey's Stevens Institute of Technology.The college in Hoboken says the students range in age from 18 to 21. All were fully vaccinated with two documented doses of mumps-containing vaccine.
    The New Jersey Department of Health is investigating eight confirmed cases of mumps found in students at Stevens Institute of Technology.  The college in Hoboken says the students range in age from 18 to 21. All were fully vaccinated with two documented doses of mumps-containing vaccine. Symptoms include swollen salivary glands, fever, headache, tiredness and loss of appetite.



Powered by WorldNow

25 FOX Drive
Dedham, MA 02026

Phone (781) 467-2525

Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices