Thousands are without power with severe weather in our area.
Thousands remain without power Tuesday following a round of severe thunderstorms.
As tens of thousands of people remained in the dark Wednesday after strong storms uprooted trees and took down power lines, hard-hit Delaware County started cleaning up.
As if temperatures in the 90s weren’t bad enough, Tuesday night’s powerful storm knocked out power in several Bucks County communities.
Severe weather is moving across the region Tuesday night, leaving many customers without power.
After being hit by storms throughout the evening, many in the Philadelphia area were left without power.
Because of the severe weather, PECO reports that about 155,000 of its customers were without power Thursday night.
PECO is reporting that around 1,300 customers in our area are still without power as of early Thursday morning.
A fast-moving band of thunderstorms moved through the Delaware Valley overnight.
In Limerick, Montgomery County powerful winds are being blamed for knocking down a tree on top of a home. It was around 7:20 p.m. when the single family home damaged. Fortunately no one was there at the time.
Rain, hail and some wind have caused thousands of people to lose power in the Delaware Valley on Thursday.
Peco CEO Mike Innocenzo told the Pa. House Consumer Affairs Committee that 715,000 customers lost power — 40 percent of the Peco system and 70 percent of Peco customers in the suburbs — due to the February 5th ice storm.
With the latest winter storm expected to arrive in New Jersey Sunday night, Governor Chris Christie declared a State of Emergency.
The Chester County Emergency Operations Center was activated at noon Sunday, much earlier than usual for a storm like the one expected the Philadelphia area.
Only CBS 3 cameras were there as top PECO officials and emergency managers from four Pennsylvania counties and Philadelphia met behind closed doors to discuss response to power problems during the recent ice storm.