Possible funnel cloud threatens N.J. graduation

A video still of the cloud over the graduation ceremonies in Galloway Township, N.J.
Matthew Blanchard/CBS KYW

(CBS News) A possible funnel cloud threatened to ruin a high school graduation ceremony Thursday night in southern New Jersey.

The dark cloud could be seen off in the distance as graduates of Absegami High School, in Galloway Township, received their diplomas. Hail, rain and wind pelted the crowd gathered there. Some people ran for cover as soon as the ceremony ended. No one was injured.

CBS Philadelphia station KYW reports Matthew Blanchard, of Egg Harbor, was in the stands, attending his stepsister's graduation, when he pulled out his phone to capture the event. Watch his video in the player below.