Tornadoes hit New Jersey, flash flood warnings in New York as Ida remnants blast through

Multiple tornadoes whipped through New Jersey, flattening and tearing down homes as Hurricane Ida's remnants pounded the tri-state region with torrential downpours on Wednesday.
The National Weather Service issued a tornado alert for the Big Apple, lower Westchester County and New Rochelle as images circulated of dissected and flattened homes in South Jersey.

The warning said to take shelter in a basement or an interior room on the lower floor of a sturdy structure. You should move to the nearest shelter if you are outside, in a mobile house, or in a car.

According to the NWS, although the alert was lifted prior to 10 p.m. Wednesday and a smaller alert of Tornado Watch was in effect throughout the region through 1 a.m. Thursday.

All five boroughs were included in the alert, Long Island, Westchester, Rockland, and Fairfield County. Fairfield County is Connecticut, and Fairfield County, Connecticut. Warnings of flash flooding were in effect throughout much of the region.

Warnings of flash flooding were issued throughout the region.

A few homes in Mullica Hill were destroyed by the wind, and roofs and sidings were taken off of other homes.

NBC Philadelphia reported that at least nine homes were damaged in the neighborhood.

Another social media video shows an ominous, swift moving cyclone seen from Mullica Hill's backyard as trees move violently in the distance.

According to the video, we had a severe tornado heading our way.

He adds, "Holy crap," before calling out to another person that this tornado is indeed a tornado.

The tornado watch remains in effect for the entire southern portion of New Jersey.

The Garden State and wider was hit with at least three tornadoes in Burlington County, Camden County, and elsewhere.

Ida has devastated a large portion of Pennsylvania's northeastern region, prompting tornado warnings as well as downpours that forced evacuations.

According to The Associated Press, one teenager died and two others were left unaccounted for in an apparent tornado that struck Maryland's Chesapeake Bay.

Officials ordered Wednesday's rainstorm to bring more than 5 inches of rainfall to the Wilmore dam, causing flooding in the area.

According to the AP, flash floods destroyed approximately 20 homes in Virginia and washed away several trailers in West Virginia. Several people had to evacuate.

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