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.
Hard to see but crews are trying to fix downed wires here along 309 in front of the Montgomery Mall. Police say a car crashed into a pole. 309 is closed, both directions, between Upper State and North Wales Rds. @KYWNewsradio @KYWTraffic1060 pic.twitter.com/eMVWe2TcD9
— Tim Jimenez (@TimJRadio) April 15, 2019
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.
Route 202 South approaching 252 only the left lane gets by for flooding but now a crash approaching this is blocking the 2 left lanes pic.twitter.com/5lDSGE5c5g
— Traffic on the Twos (@KYWTraffic1060) April 15, 2019
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.