Around 2:11pm, an EF-1 tornado packing winds of up to 95 mph briefly dropped down in Honey Brook, PA.
The National Weather Service in Mount Holly has confirmed a tornado near Honey Brook in Chester County on Tuesday.
High winds from last night’s storm knocked out power to hundreds of thousands of people, and many outages remain this morning.
Severe weather is causing hundreds of thousands of residents to lose power in the region Tuesday evening.
The positive test was in the Phoenixville area, part of a regular surveillance program that’s been in place for years, where traps are set to collect mosquitoes to scan for West Nile Virus. Richard Johnson with the Chester County Health Department says the positive test is not reason for alarm, but is reason for further testing.
Joseph Calvin Phipps, 47, is the suspect in the crimes.
A Chester County prosecutor Wednesday said Warren Earl Yerger Sr. “perpetrated one of the most egregious and horrific cases” of abuse the county had seen.
Chester County is posting speed limit markers in parks and on trails as a reminder to cyclists to slow it down.
The fire was reported Monday night at the unit block of North Church Street.
Authorities say a print of the famous “Afghan Girl” photograph that once graced the cover of National Geographic is among dozens of items stolen from a suburban Philadelphia art gallery.
Westtown seniors Casey Dech, Alex Nunes, and Xan Lorimer — under the guidance of faculty advisor Steve Compton — created a mechanically-activated hand for Joy, printed using the 3-D facility at Nemours DuPont Pediatrics.
A Chester County service dog group is holding a picnic later this month to celebrate its 25th Anniversary.
The fire broke out at 631 Water Street in Honey Brook around 10:30 a.m. Tuesday.
Officials say the fire was reported Tuesday at Wallace and Brandywine Avenues.
Police were called to a creek on Old Wilmington Road Tuesday morning by another swimmer who said the victim did not resurface after jumping off of a bridge.