line from Severe thunderstorms Moving through New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware and Maryland could produce damaging winds of up to 70 mph, with potential tornadoes across the region.
At 5:30 p.m., the National Weather Service (NWS) announced that large swathes of New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, and Maryland were under a tornado watch, which is expected to last until 10 p.m. on Saturday, April 1.
Shortly after 6 p.m. on Saturday, a tornado struck Bridgeville, Delaware, causing extensive damage to residents’ homes. It was moving east at about 50 miles per hour, according to the NWS.
Video from Bridgefield appears Little tornado Gain strength in the distance.
the Delaware Department of Transportation Send a statewide traffic alert warning of dangerous driving conditions, including fallen trees, power lines, and other road debris.
Moreover to hurricanesHail up to two inches in size and winds with gusts of up to 70 mph are possible in Pennsylvania, Delaware, New Jersey and Maryland, according to the NWS.
Severe thunderstorm warnings remain in effect statewide, with winds of up to 70 mph. Hail is also expected.
In New Jersey, a Tornado Watch was issued for parts of Monmouth and Ocean County on Saturday, according to the NWS in Mount Holly. The agency also warned of severe thunderstorms.
In Pennsylvania, according to Poweroutages.com, more than 207,000 residents are without power as of 9 p.m. Severe thunderstorms And welcome, according to the NWS.