Storm Date: 9/8/2023
NJ Storm Location(s): BROWNS MILLS, BURLINGTON, JACKSON TOWNSHIP, PEMBERTON, NEW HANOVER, NEW LIBSON, WHITESBOG, PLUMSTED, CASSVILLE, WHITESVILLE...
Hail Size: 1.5" HAIL (golf ball size)
Wind Speed: 75+ MPH
Impacted Households: 57,000
Insurance Deadline: SEPT 8, 2024
Confirmed Hail Storm Damage in Browns Mills and Jackson Township, New Jersey
On September 8, 2023, residents in the vicinity of Browns Mills and Jackson, New Jersey, encountered the aftermath of a severe thunderstorm that swept through the area, unleashing golf-ball-sized hail.
Four reports of hail damage were documented in Browns Mills, NJ 08015, during the afternoon hours, resulting in significant harm to local homes. Residents are strongly advised to promptly schedule inspections for potential roofing or siding damage. Social media videos have also captured hailstones of quarter-sized proportions falling in Pemberton Township. Insurance claims related to roof and siding damage must be submitted by September 2024. It's worth noting that the Browns Mills area has experienced four reports of hail storms within a 10-mile radius over the past three years.
Meanwhile, residents of Jackson Township, NJ, continue to grapple with the aftermath of a similarly powerful storm that occurred in April of this year, which brought hail, strong winds, and tornadoes. Browns Mills faced tornado warnings in August as well, due to severe weather that passed through Burlington County, Ocean County, and neighboring North New Jersey communities.
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New Jersey Areas Most Impacted by Wind and Hail Storm Damage:
Lakewood, Howell, West Freehold, Freehold, Toms River, Beachwood, Point Pleasant, Tinton Falls, Asbury Park, Eatontown, Old Bridge, Red Bank, East Brunswick, Fort Dix, Mount Holly, Burlington, Willingboro, Marlton, Trenton, Toms River, Beachwood, Lakewood, Maple Shade, Cinnaminson, Ewing
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 residents nearest Browns Mills and Jackson Township, NJ.