UPDATE 7:15 p.m. - The National Weather Service has canceled the Tornado Watch for Ocean County. A Special Weather Statement on the severe weather continues, and a Flood Advisory is also in effect.

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5:28 p.m. - Breaking news on this Friday (April 26th) evening as the National Weather Service has issued a Tornado Watch that includes Ocean County until 9 p.m.

Earlier this afternoon, the National Weather Service tweeted that severe weather would be possible throughout the Northeast into Friday night:

 

Click here for the latest forecast, including watches and warnings, from the National Weather Service.

 

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