Tropical Storm Ida Overnight,
Fred brought severe rainfall and flash floods to the Delaware Valley, including the possibility of a tornado
near Souderton, Montgomery County.
‘The National Weather Service’s Jason Franklin’ said his staff would spend Thursday assessing if the
overnight storms were tornadoes. ‘The National Weather Service is presently examining locations’ along
the Montgomery-Bucks county line, including Souderton and Franconia Township.
Franklin said, “We also received reports up in Western Bucks County and North Jersey that we’re going to
“We had reports of buildings being destroyed, as well as perhaps trees.
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Other than those regions, we don’t have much additional information right now.”
Several complaints of damaged houses, as well as fallen trees and wires, were received by the agency.
Crews are trying to restore service to those who have been without it.
After receiving a Tornado Warning on her phone”
at midnight’, Kathie Sessinger spent part of early Thursday morning in the hallway of her Souderton
house. Her house had been damaged, she found this morning.
“So this morning, we’re simply picking up shingles,” Singer said. “Looking for roof leaks and siding – we’ve
picked up siding — as well as lamp posts and glass and other items.”
Carol Ryan, a resident, did not sustain much harm, but her neighbor did.
Ryan predicted that he would lose his front porch. “It doesn’t seem to be particularly sturdy. He took a lot
Drivers on the Schuylkill Expressway between Conshohocken and King of Prussia were stuck due to flash
floods elsewhere in the area.
Montgomery County and Philadelphia are still under an aerial flood warning until 10:45 a.m. Thursday.
On July 29, a system that raced across the Delaware Valley was verified to have produced 10 tornadoes.
‘An EF-three tornado ‘struck Bucks County, while an EF-two tornado struck Pennsylvania before moving into New Jersey.
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When ‘the EF-3 tornado’ hit Bensalem, it had peak speeds of 140 mph, according to ‘Bucks County authorities, causing Damage to the car dealership and mobile home garden’. Five individuals were injured, although none of them were seriously hurt.
Possible tornado reported in Souderton; National Weather Service investigating after the storm