The twister set down and traveled approximately 4.8 miles through New Providence into Summit with sustained winds of 85 mph, the National Weather Service said.
Power crews said they are working around the clock to get electricity back to the more than 6,000 customers in Morris County who were left in the dark, but first they have to get through the debris and that will take time.
The report said nearly three-quarters of the transmission line outages occurred when trees fell onto power lines, and that many of the trees are beyond utilities’ rights-of-way.
Central Park, ordinarily a winter wonderland when covered in snow, looked more like a Halloween nightmare on Monday.
The wicked weather over the weekend that brought strong winds and heavy rain left behind a major mess for Tri-State area residents Monday.