New Jersey bracing for Tropical Storm Hermine

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Strong wind and heavy surf has started along the New Jersey coast as Tropical Storm Hermine makes its way up the Eastern seaboard.
Swimmers were being kept out of the water and Tropical Storm warnings were in effect for most of the New Jersey coastline for a storm expected to bring heavy wind and flooding to parts of the state.
The National Weather Service is warning of the potential for life-threatening inundation flooding possible between Virginia and Sandy Hook, New Jersey. Coastal flooding will likely begin with high tide Saturday night.
The storm is then expected to hover off the New Jersey and Delaware coast on Sunday and Monday, with flooding during high tides the biggest concern.
Forecasters warned that storm surge flooding could damage buildings near the coast.