Epic shelf cloud forms over waters 40 miles off South New Jersey as storms hit Tri-State Area

A filmer gets caught in a wicked thunderstorm off the New Jersey coast while tuna fishing on Monday. (July 6)

The filmer said: "Waves kicked up to over 6 feet, rain was sideways and lightning was so intense it gave us our own personal Fourth of July fireworks show! We did make it home safe though."

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Tags: regional news, shelf cloud, thunderstorm

Location: New Jersey