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PHOTOS: Storms cause widespread damage in Lehigh Valley

Severe storms raked the Lehigh Valley with powerful winds, large hail and heavy rain. Thousands were without power after large trees pulled down power lines around the region.

Charlie Gimbar of Green Shadow Tree Service of Lower Saucon Township uses a chainsaw at West Union Boulevard in Bethlehem to clear away pieces of a tree that broke off during the storm Wednesday night. (Phil Gianficaro)
Wednesday night’s storm tore off chunks of a large tree that landed on the home and vehicles at Pennsylvania Avenue and Robin Way in West Bethlehem. (Phil Gianficaro)
Trees down at Beverly Ave and Homestead Ave in Bethlehem. (Christine Sexton)
Windows blew out of a home hit by a tree at Ridgelawn Ave and E. Rosemont Dr. in Bethlehem. (Christine Sexton)
City workers along W. Union Blvd. in west Bethlehem begin the long process of cleaning up after Wednesday night’s powerful storm. (Christine Sexton)
A homeowner on Homestead Ave in Bethlehem cleans up after Wednesday's storm. (Christine Sexton)
Trees litter a property at Beverly and Homestead Avenues in Bethlehem following Wednesday's storm. (Christine Sexton)
Paul Ave and W Union Blvd in Bethlehem. (Christine Sexton)
Parts of a tree lay on Westwood Rd off of Eaton Ave in Bethlehem. (Christine Sexton)
A tree lays on N Ulster Street in Allentown following Wednesday's severe storms. (Stephanie Sigafoos)
Trees litter a backyard and a pool area at a home in the west end of Bethlehem. (Christine Sexton)
Trees lay on power lines on a street in the west end of Bethlehem. (Christine Sexton)