EYEWITNESS NEWS (WBRE/WYOU) — Thousands of people are without power as an effect of the severe thunderstorm issued Saturday afternoon.

As strong storms move across northeast and central Pennsylvania numerous people are left without power.

According to PPL, UGI, Met-ED, and Claverack thousands of people in Luzerne, Lackawanna, Northumberland, Wyoming, and other counties across have been affected.

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