National Weather Service Issues Tornado Watch for Sussex County

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The National Weather Service has issued a tornado watch, hazardous weather outlook and a flash flood watch for Sussex County. The tornado watch is in effect until 4pm tonight and they're predicting winds 35 to 45mph with gusts up to 55 mph.

The flash flood watch is in effect until 12am on August 5th and a tropical storm warning has been issued for Wantage and Andover. It warns of potential winds between 58 and 73 mph.

There is a strong change of power outages due to downed tree limbs and the NWS recommends using extra caution while driving and securing any outdoor objects that could get blown around.

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