If you lose power but still have a working phone, call PECO at 1-800-841-4141 to report an outage. Don't assume someone else has called.
UPDATE 12:16 a.m. Tuesday - More than 77,760 customers in Bucks County are without power now; PPL, 21,769; Met ED, 5,991, and PECO, more than 50,000. No estimates are available on when power might be restored.
UPDATE 9:43 p.m. - All PECO crews are pulling all bucket trucks off the road until at least midnight, then will re-evaluate the situation.
UPDATE 9:20 p.m. - PECO is reporting more than 50,000 customers without power in Bucks County. In Upper Bucks, PPL is reporting 12,951 customers without power.
Green - and red? - flashes have been lighting up the night sky all over Bucks County as transformers have been blowing out.
UPDATE 8:35 p.m. - Power is out to a large part of Doylestown Borough east of Main Street, including East Court, Mechanic, Chestnut, Creek, Forest, and Walnut
UPDATE 8:02 p.m. - Doylestown Borough officials report that traffic signals are out on North Main and Swamp Road. Exercise caution until portable generators come online.
UPDATE 1:41 p.m. - PECO still reporting scattered outages in Chalfont, Doylestown Twp, Hilltown Twp, and Warrington, plus fewer than 500 customers and fewer than 1,500 customers out in New Britain Boro and New Britain Twp, respectively.
But several readers on our FB page and on Twitter have reported seeing PECO crews out working, and some have reported their power has returned.
UPDATE 11:22 a.m. - a reader reports power out on Myers Dr. in Doylestown.
PECO reports scattered outages in Doylestown Twp. affecting fewer than 500 households. Click here for an updated list from PECO on power outages in Bucks County.
UPDATE 10:10 p.m. - A "huge" tree reportedly is down on Old Dublin Pike by the overpass of the Route 611 Bypass, blocking the road.
UPDATE 9:24 p.m. - Doylestown Borough reports downed trees are blocking West Court Street at Jefferson and at Cottage. Fonthill Drive is closed due to a downed tree limb that has damaged several vehicles. East State Street is closed near Maple Avenue due to a downed tree limb that has damaged a utility pole.
Emergency shelters have been opened in three locations in Bucks County. None are in the immediate Doylestown area.
Shelter locations are:
Palisades High School, 35 Church Hill Road, Kitnersville, 18930 (Opened Sunday, Oct. 28 at 7 p.m.) *pet friendly
Pennsbury High School East, 705 Hood Blvd., Fairless Hills, 19030 (Opened Monday Oct. 29 at 9 a.m.) *pet friendly
Council Rock High School North, 62 Swamp Road, Newtown, PA 18940 (Opened Monday Oct. 29 at 9 a.m.) *NOT pet friendly