The CBS3 weather team counted over 10,000 lightning strikes since 6pm as storms were still raging furiously over New Jersey. Numerous house fires were sparked by lightning strikes across the region.
A fast-moving band of thunderstorms moved through the Delaware Valley overnight.
Warm air made a spring-like grand entrance back into the area today with a band of heavy rain and thunderstorms.
The warm air aloft and at the surface may limit snow totals south and east of Philadelphia, but in the north and west suburbs an additional 3-6″ of snow will fall (locally higher amounts possible), pushing total snowfall amounts in some spots into the 18-22″ range.
The Fire Marshal of Swarthmore Borough confirms a lightning strike hit a building on the campus of Swarthmore College Thursday morning.
Scott Hartnell says frustration caused his bad penalty against the Lighning, calls it ‘stupid.’
Teddy Purcell scored the tiebreaking goal midway through the third period and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Philadelphia Flyers 4-2 on Monday night.
The Flyers will be looking for a second straight win tonight as they welcome the Tampa Bay Lightning to the Center.
The day started out picture perfect, but just after 5 p.m. on Sunday evening, severe thunderstorms quickly rolled through the Pocono Raceway.
Though oft-criticized, there is concern that Matt Carle’s departure could hurt the Flyers.
The fire started around 7:30 p.m. at the Amity Manor Apartments at 1131 Ben Franklin Highway West in Berks County.
The West Whiteland Fire Company says that it received nine calls about dangerous lightning in the Exton area just before 7 p.m.
The strike happened at Pennsburg Manor nursing home at Macoby & E 5th Streets.
The Flyers are 10-2-1 this month as they get ready to host the Tampa Bay Lightning on Monday night.
Steven Stamkos had two goals, Mathieu Garon made 31 saves, and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Philadelphia Flyers 5-1 on Tuesday night.