PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – The Philadelphia region is under a severe thunderstorm watch until 9 p.m. as the area prepares to feel the effects of Tropical Storm Elsa. The National Weather Service issued the watch just after 2 p.m.
The counties involved include the following Pennsylvania Counties: Berks, Bucks, Carbon, Chester, Delaware, Lehigh, Monroe, Montgomery, Northampton, and Philadelphia.READ MORE: Brotherly Love: Broad Street Ministry Providing Services To Philadelphia's Most Vulnerable Population
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The following New Jersey counties are also under the watch: Mercer, Middlesex, Monmouth, Morris, Somerset, Sussex, and Warren.President Biden To Visit Lehigh County On Wednesday, Visit Mack Trucks In Lower Macungie
The watch comes as Philadelphia, New Jersey and Delaware are bracing for impacts of Tropical Storm Elsa Thursday night into Friday.