Afternoon Storm Causes Power Outages, Downed Trees
PECO estimates power will be restored by early to mid-evening
A quick-moving storm barrelled through the area just before 4:00 p.m., causing several downed limbs and leaving a few areas without electricity.
Reader Kelly Morrow said power is out in Parkerford and warned people to be careful at Royte 724 and Bethel Church Road because the traffic light was out.
PECO's Liz Williamson told Patch that approximately 3,000 customers in the area are without power.
"Crews have been dispatched to assess the damage," Williamson said. "We have trees down, and tree limbs on wires. There was a lot of lightning, too."
Williamson said the crews will be working to restore power by "early to mid-evening."