Nor'easter brings high winds, white-out conditions, flooding

- A nasty Nor'easter brought strong winds, near-whiteout conditions and flooding to portions of our viewing area Friday, resulting in power outages as well as problems on the roads and rails.

A high wind warning remains in effect until 6 a.m. Saturday. 

The Streets Department treated the primary streets in problem areas, with over 40,000 tons of salt.  Crews have already been out in the city’s northwest and are treating bridges and hills in other areas.

READ MORE: Check Nor'easter snowfall totals, peak wind gusts

FOX 29 Meteorologist Scott Williams says peak wind gusts were around 70 mph Friday afternoon at the shore in the Poconos and even in Wilmington, Del.resulting in power outages across the area.

 

POWER OUTAGES:

PECO: Over 359,000

AC Electric: 27,000

Delmarva: 36,000

PSE&G: 18,000

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SEPTA joined Amtrak in announcing suspension of service on some train lines Friday afternoon. PHL says more than 400 flights have been canceled.

PHL says more than 400 flights have been canceled. American Airlines has suspended flights at PHL for the remainder of Friday. 

MORE DETAILS: SEPTA, Amtrak suspend service as Nor'easter impacts area

EARLY DISMISSALS: Schools announce early dismissals amid Nor'easter

Coastal Flooding-Multiple high tide cyclesmost significant Saturday a.m.

Atlantic City, NJ

  • Saturday AM            8 a.m.-Moderate
  • Saturday PM            9 p.m.-Moderate

Cape May Harbor, NJ

  • Saturday AM          9 a.m.-Major
  • Saturday PM          9 p.m.-Moderate
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