Storm Date: 5/20/2022
NJ Storm Location(s): CHERRY HILL, SHAMONG, MARLTON, EVESHAM, VOORHEES...
Hail Size: TENNIS BALL SIZE HAIL (2.5")
Wind Speed: 75+ MPH
Impacted Households: 157,000
Insurance Deadline: MAY 20, 2023
Confirmed Hail Storm Damage to Homes near Cherry Hill, Marlton, Evesham, and Voorhees NJ.
On May 20th, 2022 Residents near Cherry Hill, Shamong, and Marlton NJ experienced a severe thunderstorm spreading through localities such as Cherry Hill, Shamong, South Hampton, Evesham, Marlton, Camden County, Burlington County, Medford Lakes, NJ producing tennis-ball sized hail (reported in Shamong, NJ) in the afternoon hours and causing extensive damage.
Local reports and tornado watches were created and cancelled throughout the wild and windy day for local residents. The National Weather Service of Philadelphia and Mount Holly issued their tornado warning lasting until 7:30pm. While over 13 counties received warnings, no tornadoes were reported to have touched down, however, wind, rain and large hail were reported across most. Residents are urged to call storm repair professionals and have their property inspected for hail damage.
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New Jersey Areas Most Impacted by Wind and Hail Storm Damage:
Cherry Hill, Shamong, South Hampton, Evesham, Marlton, Camden County, Burlington County, Medford Lakes, Ramblewood, Voorhees, Medford
Quick Q&A: How big was the largest hail stone to ever fall in New Jersey (NJ)?
Local NJ Reports were confirmed to have experienced hail stones over 3" in diameter which is larger than a baseball and extremely desctructive to humans and objects. It fell on June 23, 1969 in Cherry Hill! This size hail crushes ordinary objects and would have been devastating to residents.
Quick Q&A: Did a tornado ever form during this storm?
No tornado ever touched down during this storm. However, intense rain, wind and hail were confirmed throughout New Jersey.
Quick Q&A: What areas in New Jersey were affected most?
The most damage occurred in New Jersey cities of Cherry Hill, Shamong, Evesham, Marlton, and Voorhees