Thousands without power in New Castle County

    A tornado watch issued for New Castle County has been lifted, but thousands there are without power due to the storm.

    The Wilmington News Journal reports almost 15,000 are without power as of 1 p.m.  More than 6,000 of those are around Pike Creek.

    Want a digest of WHYY’s programs, events & stories? Sign up for our weekly newsletter.

    Together we can reach 100% of WHYY’s fiscal year goal