Strong storm causes power outages, damage across region

Tens of thousands of utility customers are without power as powerful storms roar through the mid-Atlantic region.

The storms caused the roof to collapse Monday morning at an apartment complex on the 2000 block of South 8th Street in Camden, New Jersey. No injuries were reported.

Rail service on New Jersey Transit's North Jersey Coast Line was suspended in both directions because of a downed tree near Middletown. NJ Transit bus and private carriers were accepting rail tickets and passes.

As of writing, nearly 3,300 Philadelphia residents are without power. In Delaware and Bucks counties, about 1,300 and 700 outages are reported, respectively. Nearly 38,000 customers are without power across Pennsylvania at large.

A Wind Advisory will be in effect for the entire FOX 29 viewing area from noon until 10 p.m.

FOX 29's Sue Serio says to expect sustained winds of 20 to 30 mph, with gusts as high as 50 mph from lunchtime into the evening.

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The Associated Press contributed to this report.