PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Thousands of people are without power in the Philadelphia area as severe storms move through Monday night.
on Monday after severe storms triggered tornado warnings, which have since been cancelled.
In Chester County, PECO says 38,712 customers are without power.
In total, approximately 82,000 PECO customers are affected by outages.
Below are PECO’s power outage numbers in southeastern Pennsylvania:
- Bucks County: 3,333
- County of Delaware: 17,528
- Montgomery County: 9,940
- Philadelphia: 10,624
In Delaware, New Castle County was hardest hit. Delmarva says 22,876 customers are without power.
Meanwhile, thousands of other customers in New Jersey are without power.
PSEG says 4,872 customers in Camden County are without power, 2,509 in Burlington County and 565 in Gloucester County.
In Salem County, 1,444 customers are without power, Atlantic City Electric says.
If you don’t have power at the moment, it’s best to keep your fridge closed to keep your food as long as possible.
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