Storm damage through Lackawanna County

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CLARK SUMMIT, LACKAWANNA COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) – The storm is leaving damage as it passed through Lackawanna County.

The winds were so strong, they blew part of the roof off a store in the Greenridge Shopping Plaza in Scranton. According to the property manager, the damage occurred around 7 p.m. Wednesday night and the store will not be opening Thursday.

Trees came down taking power lines with them.

Photo Courtesy of Steve Burgerhoff

A tree came down into a yard very close to a house at the intersection of School Street and Stone Avenue in Clarks Summit.

According to PPL’s website, roughly 3,000 people are without power in the Scranton area. They estimate most power will be restored around 7 am.

Several other locations reported seeing damage from the storm.

In South Abington Township, live wires are down on the road.

In Mayfield, there are reports of a large tree on wires and across both lanes of Route 107. In Dalton, there was a report of a tree on a road.

There were reports of trees down on a road in Archbald. In Cortez, there were reports of wires down on the road.

Another tree came down in Factoryville.

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