Gov. Murphy declares State of Emergency after Ida wreaks havoc across NJ

The State of Emergency allows resources to be deployed throughout the state during the duration of the storm.
TRENTON, New Jersey (WPVI) -- Governor Phil Murphy has declared that New Jersey will enter a State of Emergency as remnants of Ida continue to wreak havoc across the Garden State.

The State of Emergency allows resources to be deployed throughout the state during the duration of the storm.

"Tropical Storm Ida is severely impacting all areas of our state," said Governor Murphy. "The safety of our residents is our main priority, and we urge everyone to be informed of local weather conditions and to stay off the roads."

SEE ALSO: Multiple homes destroyed after tornado hits Mullica Hill, NJ

The storm damaged several homes in Mullica Hill, Gloucester County after a tornado swept through the area. Other videos believed to be of the same tornado were also confirmed nearby.

According to Gloucester County officials, two people suffered minor injuries due to the storm.

You can get live updates on the storm HERE.

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