Lightning, Rain Make For Busy Night Of Weather

Lightning, Rain Make For Busy Night Of Weather

Posted: Updated:
Lightning strikes over the Philadelphia skyline Wednesday night. Lightning strikes over the Philadelphia skyline Wednesday night.
PHILADELPHIA -

Although Wednesday started off as a perfect spring day, severe weather moved quickly through our area in the evening.

Severe thunderstorm warnings were issued for several counties by the National Weather Service as heavy rain and lighting made its way through.

Berks, Bucks, Chester, Delaware and Montgomery counties were under a severe thunderstorm warning at point, while other areas reported lightning and heavy rain.

CHECK: The latest weather alerts from myfoxphilly.com.

The line of thunderstorms was moving through central New Jersey and southeast Pennsylvania at 35 mph. The NWS says these storms were capable of producing heavy rain and cloud to ground lightning strikes, with even the possibility of hail.

The rain could continue Thursday with a slight chance of showers after 10 a.m.

  • Local NewsMore>>

  • Fatal Shooting Near Widener University Prompts Campus Alert

    Fatal Shooting Near Widener University Prompts Campus Alert

    Thursday, April 24 2014 11:53 AM EDT2014-04-24 15:53:09 GMT

    A report of a deadly shooting Thursday morning just off Widener University's campus led to an alert urging school community members to "please remain indoors until further notice," but police have now given the all-clear.

    A report of a deadly shooting Thursday morning just off Widener University's campus led to an alert urging school community members to "please remain indoors until further notice," but police have now given the all-clear.

  • Evesham Police: Suspicious Package Found In Municipal Complex

    Evesham Police: Suspicious Package Found In Municipal Complex

    Evesham Police: Suspicious Package Found In Municipal Complex

    Thursday, April 24 2014 11:50 AM EDT2014-04-24 15:50:26 GMT
    Evesham Police Department are conducting an investigation into a suspicious package found inside the lobby of the Evesham Municipal Complex.Evesham Police Department are conducting an investigation into a suspicious package found inside the lobby of the Evesham Municipal Complex.
    Evesham police are investigating a suspicious package found Thursday morning by an officer that forced a shutdown of the Evesham municipal complex.
    Evesham police are investigating a suspicious package found Thursday morning by an officer that forced a shutdown of the Evesham municipal complex.
  • Police: Man Tried To Board Plane At Newark With Assault Rifle

    Police: Man Tried To Board Plane At Newark With Assault Rifle

    Police say an Indiana man tried to board a flight for Chicago with an assault weapon at New Jersey's Newark airport.
    Police say an Indiana man tried to board a flight for Chicago with an assault weapon at New Jersey's Newark airport.
Powered by WorldNow
Didn't find what you were looking for?
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Fox Television Stations, Inc. and Worldnow. All Rights Reserved.
Privacy Policy | Terms of Service | Ad Choices