Isaias Pummels County, Drops Tornado in Strathmere

National Weather Service confirmed a tornado touched down in Strathmere. A video shared on NorEaster Nick's Facebook page shows what he said was the moment the tornado formed in Strathmere. Pictured is a screenshot from that video captured by Tom Gimpel.

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COURT HOUSE - After battering the Carolinas as a hurricane, Tropical Storm Isaias traveled up the East Coast and brought severe weather to New Jersey Aug. 4.

According to, the storm, as confirmed by the National Weather Service, produced a tornado that touched down in Strathmere. The extent of the damage is not yet known, as of midafternoon Aug. 4.

Gov. Phil Murphy urged residents and visitors to stay indoors and avoid roadways, as downed power lines were reported as the storm traveled north.

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