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Strong Winds Topple Trees, Damage Wires [Video]

According to the National Weather Service, wind gusts in excess of 40 mph were recorded in the Trenton area today (Jan. 31).

With wind gusts in excess of 40 mph, today's (Jan. 31) weather has toppled trees and caused problems with overhead electrical wires.

This morning, Teak Lane was blocked by a fallen tree. And Princeton Pike/Mercer Street was closed for a during the morning commute after a tree fell across the road near Galliup Road in Princeton, just north of the Lawrence Township border.

And about 12:30 p.m. today, Lawrence Township police and firefighters closed the intersection of Lake Drive, Nathan Hale Drive and Cambridge Avenue for over an hour after overhead electrical wires started to arc and burn part of a tree. PSE&G personnel had to be called out to shut off power to the wires.

 

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