In the midst of the devastating impacts Hurricane Harvey is causing in Texas, Governor Chris Christie announced Sunday night he's deploying a specialized team to help with cleanup and recovery efforts.

NJ task force one will be apart of the national urban search and rescue response system.

Forecasters are keeping their eyes peeled at potential Tropical Cyclone 10 which could soon become Tropical Storm Irma which tracks to head up the U.S. East coast this week.

It expects to pass about 200 miles off the jersey shore beginning Tuesday.

Meteorologist Dan Zarrow predicts about a foot of surge, ocean waves 3-feet higher than normal, rough surf and heavy wind and rain.

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What's so great about the garden state?

Each week at this time, we're profiling some of the individuals and groups that make the garden state a great place to live.

On the second Saturday of September, a 9/11 memorial charity walk returns to Monmouth battlefield state park for the 16th consecutive year.

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