Bill Henley

Damaging Storms Roll Through the Region

Severe storms -- with severe winds and heavy rain moved through the region Thursday evening and into the night.

YOUR PHOTOS: Thursday's Storm: Flash Floods, Lightning Strikes and Double Rainbows Pervade the Sky

A tornado warning was in effect for parts of Burlington County for a time as the most severe weather tore through New Jersey.

There were multiple reports of water rescues in the region as heavy downpours moved through. Crews in Montgomery County responded to reports of vehicles in water near King of Prussia Mall and another along City Avenue and Haverford Avenue.

Emergency Crews in Delaware County were also responding to reports of vehicles stuck in flood waters.

Damage was reported to buildings from New Castle County, Delaware to Berks County, Pennsylvania where there were reports of a funnel cloud and possible tornado damage.

NBC10 First Alert Weather chief meteorologist Glenn “Hurricane” Schwartz says strong thunderstorms will move through the area this evening.

All thunderstorm warnings and flood warnings expired by midnight as drier air moved in.

The rain clears overnight and the humidity will drop Friday. Friday will be sunny, less humid and comfortable with highs in the mid-80’s. The weekend will also be sunny with highs near 90 degrees. The thunderstorms will then return to the region Monday.

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