A wild thunderstorm roared through the Philadelphia region Monday evening, leaving thousands without power and prompting a brief tornado warning in Burlington County.
A 14-year-old boy was struck by lightning in Glenolden, Delaware County, according to a preliminary report by emergency services. The boy was reportedly conscious and taken to Crozer-Chester Medical Center.
A ground stop was put into place at Philadelphia International Airport as the storm passed. It was lifted around 8:30 p.m.