The National Weather Service in Mt Holly has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook and a Tropical Storm Warning for storm-force winds, The storm is expected within the next 36 hours. It is expected to track along the Jersey Shore with expected peak winds in excess of 35mph and gusts up to 50mph. There is also a potential of up to 57mph sustained winds.

Synopsis: A coastal low will continue to organize and work its way northward today, moving somewhere along our coast Friday. By Saturday, this low will push off to our north, working its way across New England. Behind this system, another area of low pressure is forecast to drag a cold front through the region Saturday into Saturday night. An additional disturbance is forecast to move through the region late Monday into Tuesday before high pressure builds across the eastern U.S., ushering in warmer air. A cold front may affect the region by late Thursday next week.

The National Weather Service — https://marine.weather.gov/MapClick.php?x=259&y=142&site=phi&zmx=&zmy=&map_x=259&map_y=142#.XweOJOWSmUl

Last minute efforts to protect your property should already be completed. According to the National Weather Service as the area remains subject to limited wind damage.

A forecasted 1-3 inches of rain has increased the possibility of localized flooding, and precautions should be taken in any areas prone to flash flooding such as those near small streams, creeks, canals, arroyos and ditches.

On top of all that, the situation is stated to be “somewhat favorable” for tornadoes so please have a current emergency plan for sheltering in place should such an event happen.