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Storm causes closings, outages

By 69 News, (follow: @69news), news@wfmz.com
Published On: Jul 09 2014 05:22:15 AM CDT
Updated On: Jul 09 2014 07:23:39 AM CDT

Storms cause outages

Another round of strong storms moved through the area Tuesday night and some parts of the region are dealing with power outages.
 
Storms ripped through Berks County last night leaving behind a trail of debris.

Trees were ripped out and power lines went down.

In Chester County, 65,000 people are still without power after the storms.

SEPTA is also reporting delays and cancellations for Philadelphia-area commuter trains.

Penn State's Lehigh Valley campus is closed Wednesday due to a power outage, and the new student orientation has been rescheduled.

As of 8 a.m. Wednesday, outage numbers were:

PPL

Berks - 92
Bucks -176
Carbon - 14
Chester - 8
Lehigh - 2,105
Monroe - 47
Montgomery - 5
Northampton - 674
Schuylkill - 4

PECO

Bucks- 15,522
Chester- 29.,648
Montgomery- 10,604

Met Ed

Berks-3,017
Lehigh- 76
Montgomery- 84
Northampton- 1,010