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Strong Storms Roll Through

Damage reported from Lehigh County to Philadelphia



    Thursday night's storms were fast-moving and left behind some major damage in our area. NBC10's Marisa Brahney reports outside a home in Roxborough, where a giant tree toppled over in the front yard. (Published Friday, July 27, 2012)

    Strong storms moved through our region Thursday night.

    The heavy rain and powerful wind caused damage from Lehigh County  to Philadelphia.  A tornado was reported in upstate New York.

    Tree Falls On Car in Roxborough

    [PHI] Tree Falls On Car in Roxborough
    A tree came crashing down onto a car on Gates Street in Roxborough during severe storms Thursday night. Luckily, no one was hurt. NBC10's Claudia Rivero talked to witnesses at the scene.
    (Published Thursday, July 26, 2012)

    Here at home, damaging winds brought down trees and power lines.

    PECO says 17,000 customers are in the dark.  PSE&G is reporting 10,700 customers without power. About 2,500 of those are in Camden County.

    Tree Falls on Lehigh County House

    [PHI] Tree Falls on Lehigh County House
    Strong storms roar through Lehigh County, sending a tree crashing down onto a home in Whitehall Township. NBC10's Rosemary Connors has details.
    (Published Thursday, July 26, 2012)

    The storms were sparked by excessive heat and humidity. And we're not out of the woods yet.

    It will still be hot and humid on Friday and we could be in for more storms.

    Storm Damage

    [PHI] Storm Damage
    A tree comes crashing down on a home on Acorn Street in Roxborough. NBC10 cameras capture the damage. No one was hurt.
    (Published Thursday, Aug. 9, 2012)