Power outages, transit interruptions follow early morning storms

PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Severe storms ripped through the Philadelphia area early Monday morning, replete with a brief tornado warning, leaving flood conditions and power outages in its wake.

PECO reports nearly 8,000 customers without power this morning. The majority of them are in Philadelphia, Delaware and Montgomery counties.

In South Jersey, PSE&G has more than 8,500 customers without power in an area that encompasses Camden, Pennsauken, Cherry Hill, Marlton and Delran.

Atlantic City Electric reports more than 5,600 outages. More than 4,900 of those are in Atlantic City.

After suspending service on the Norristown High Speed Line for signal problems, SEPTA has restored some trains. Trains will operate every 20 minutes between Norristown Transportation Center and Township Line Road Station in both directions. Shuttle bus service will operate between Township Line Road and 69th Street Transportation Center in both directions.

The Broad Street Line subway is operating with delays due to signal issues at the Fern Rock Transportation Center. Shuttle buses are operating on Broad Street between Fern Rock and NRG station.

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