The National Weather Service has issued a Hazardous Weather Outlook that includes Red Bank, New Jersey. Rain, heavy at times, this afternoon into tonight could result in localized poor drainage flooding. Southeast winds 20 to 30 mph with gusts of 45 to 50 mph through early this evening becoming west 20 to 30 mph with gusts of 45 to 50 mph late this evening through Thursday afternoon. The strong wind gusts may take down some tree limbs, which could result in localized power outages. Unsecured objects, such as trash cans and lawn furniture, may be blown around by the strong winds.
Borough of Red Bank emergency management, public safety and law enforcement personnel are monitoring the situation and departments are taking necessary precautions to prepare and respond. Updates will be available on the municipal website at www.redbanknj.org
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To report power outages, contact the electric company by visiting FirstEnergy/JCP&L or call 1-888-LIGHTSS (1-888-544-4877). Downed wires should immediately be called in to your electric company or local police/fire departments. Customers should never go near a downed power line.
To report a gas leak, contact the gas provider (PSE&G) by calling 1-800-436-PSEG (7734).