2 tornadoes confirmed in southern New Jersey after Thursday’s storm

The National Weather Service says two tornadoes hit southern New Jersey during severe storms on Thursday afternoon.

One of the twisters touched down in the Browns Mills section of Pemberton Township in Burlington County.

The other was in East Greenwich Township in Gloucester County.

The mid-afternoon storm that swept through the area prompted a tornado warning from the National Weather Service.

The state has recorded 11 tornados so far this year – the state’s average is two.

More details about the tornadoes were expected to be released Friday afternoon.

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