Thunderstorms Cause Large Power Outage and Flooded Roads
Power outages and some flooded roads have been reported all over the region.
According to Penelec, there were over 2,220 power outages in Erie county after Wednesday night's storm.
In Crawford county, there were over 190 outages.
Crews quickly responded to the outages and worked to get power restored.
In Crawford county, that number has dropped to 77 customers without power. Penelec hopes to have it restored to customers by 2:00 a.m., Thursday.
In Erie county, there's still 1,185 customers without power. Most of those customers are in the Greenfield and North East townships, where very heavy storm damage occurred. Penelec hopes to have all power restored in Erie county by 3:00 a.m., Thursday.
Flooding was also a slight issue in these areas. the city of Erie received over an inch of rain, according to the Erie News Now weather deck rain gauge.
Some driveways and other roads flooded as the storm progressed through the night.