The severe storms of yesterday evening are a thing of the past, but their impact will linger for days. There have been pages and pages of damage reports coming in throughout the morning, many of it wind damage.
At the entrance near the Boscov’s and J.C. Penney department stores, there’s a sheet of metal hanging over the entrance, which is taped-off for safety.
PATCO stations remain dark Wednesday morning after severe storms knocked out power in much of the region Tuesday night.
Wind gusts exceeding 70 mph knocked downed thousands of trees, poles and wires, causing power outages for hundreds of thousands of customers from the Poconos to Jersey shore the Delaware beaches.
The storm Tuesday night only took a few seconds to destroy most of a Delaware County neighborhood.
Severe thunderstorms have rolled through New Jersey, knocking out power to tens of thousands of homes and businesses.
Severe weather is causing hundreds of thousands of residents to lose power in the region Tuesday evening.
It will also be the third consecutive 90° day in Philadelphia, which would make it the first official heat wave of 2015.
Monday is the first full day of summer, and it is going to feel like it!
Heavy rain is expected this weekend as remnants from Tropical Storm Bill spin eastward into the Delaware Valley. A Flood Watch is in effect for our entire region Saturday evening through Sunday because of the threat of downpours and flooding.
For the weekend, Saturday is certainly the better day.
Thursday is off to a wet start. Sunday is unfortunately looking rather soggy as well.
As you head out the door on Wednesday morning, it is going to feel noticeably different than in recent days.
Despite never being a serious threat in terms of typical tropical hazards (wind, storm surge), Tropical Depression Bill is now dumping flooding rains on the U.S. mainland.
The nine city public schools with graduation ceremonies planned for today had the option of remaining open past noon for the ceremonies.
Photos of the thunderstorm damage on July 15th, 2014.
Storm damage across the Delaware Valley on July 3, 2014.
Photos of hail across the Delaware Valley on Thursday, May 22, 2014.