Update 10:30 a.m.: The teenager rescued from Mill Creek Wednesday evening after a storm surge was pronounced dead early Thursday morning at CHOP in Philadelphia.
The Bucks County Government has confirmed it will keep its doors closed Thursday after devastating winds and flash flooding Wednesday evening.
As of 7:25 a.m. Thursday morning, 44 percent of PECO customers in Doylestown Borough were without power. In Doylestown, outages affected a total of 2,982 customers, according to PECO.
Other communities also experienced more short term outages, though most residents in Levittown have power.
“Because of weather-related power outages at critical county buildings, all #BucksCounty government offices will be closed, 5/30/19,” the Bucks County Government posted on Twitter. “All court proceedings scheduled for today, are postponed. PECO is working to restore service, and we expect to re-open on 5/31/19.”
Storms Wednesday evening downed trees and swelled waterways throughout Lower Bucks and the surrounding area. The Langhorne Police Department confirmed outages in the borough also darkened traffic lights along Routes 213 and 413.
Weather conditions also created danger for any residents outside during the evening. LevittownNow.com reported first responders narrowly rescued a teenager from Mill Creek after he fell out of his kayak around 8:30 p.m.
Police confirmed the 15-year-old boy had a pulse after chest compressions and was taken to the hospital. His condition is currently unknown.
WBCB’s Kayla Santiago and Dan Wilson contributed to this report.