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Tornado Watch for New Jersey expires

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The National Weather Service's Tornado Watch for most of New Jersey has expired.

The Tornado Watch was in effect until 10 p.m. Thursday.

A Tornado Watch means that weather conditions are favorable for the development of severe thunderstorms that can produce tornadoes.

A tornado is a violent rotating column of air that extends from the base of a thunderstorm to the ground, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's definition.

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