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It'll be partly sunny today with a chance for some showers but there is a possibility a thunderstorm will rumble in tomorrow morning.

With that said, a spokeswoman for State Farm Insurance reports that New Jersey had the second-highest number of lightning-related insurance claims in the Northeast in 2016.

Arlene Lester says says the threat of injury or property damage from lightning is not always about a direct hit.

A bolt that comes close to you can create a surge that can damage your home, anything inside or injure you.

“If you are outside and you see that the sky is getting darker, you should begin to look for options if something does happen.”

 

School Administrators in districts called "overfunded" head to the planning room to start preparations for the likelihood massive state aid cuts under the redistribution formula get Governor Christie's approval.

Toms River and Brick Township together would combine to be out over $5,000,000.00, about $1,000,000.00 each in Middletown and Asbury Park, but Freehold Borough would gain about $1,000,000.00.

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