The National Weather Service confirmed potentially hazardous weather on its way to Pottstown, Collegeville, and the rest of western Montgomery County beginning Wednesday afternoon and continuing into late night hours.
In areas northeast of King of Prussia, Wednesday's thunderstorm battered PECO electric lines with heavy rain and strong winds. Tree damage was extensive. The utility was still working Thursday to restore power.
Folks across the greater Pottstown area were drenched Wednesday, as the afternoon skies opened up. The rainfall cooled off an otherwise steamy day. More storms are possible tonight.
Strong winds and heavy rain; you could see both of them on the way Saturday to downtown Pottstown.
The howling storm and severe winds that plowed across the greater Pottstown area Thursday afternoon resulted in eye-popping damage to a South Coventry residence.
Up until Saturday night's windy and rain-lashed storm, visitors were loving the annual Bally carnival. Unfortunately, some arrived there a tad too late.
With a view from atop a roof Thursday night in downtown Pottstown, Mercury news reporter Brandie Kessler had her cell phone camera ready to record Mother Nature's wild side.
Social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook and Instagram were busy Sunday evening between 9 and 10 as their members issued warning, quips, comments and photos about the sudden thunderstorm that blew across the borough and surrounding areas.